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17 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Service Corporation's (SCI) CEO Thomas Ryan on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Welcome to the Q2 2014 Service Corporation International earnings conference call.

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Related Topix: Service Corporation International, New Castle, DE

21 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Thursday Sector Leaders: Consumer Services, Publishing Stocks

In trading on Thursday, consumer services shares were relative leaders , down on the day by about 0.1%.

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Related Topix: Service Corporation International, Weight Watchers International, Recreation

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Printing Impressions

SGK, formerly Schawk Inc., Completes Definitive Merger Agreement to...

JULY 30, 2014 - SGK, formerly marketed as Schawk Inc., a leading global brand development, activation and deployment company that drives brand performance, announced today that the completion of the definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Matthews International positions it to expand its brand performance offering to include 'brand delivery' ... (more)

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Related Topix: Schawk, Commercial Printing, Publishing, Matthews International

Forbes.com

Dayspring-Fitch and Sons Funeral Home Changes With Its Community

Located in the most ethnically diverse area in Seattle is Dayspring-Fitch & Sons .

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Related Topix: African-American, Denton, TX, Business News

St. Helens Reporter

Traveller funeral caused huge delays

A force spokesman told how the funeral director had anticipated a procession of around 50 vehicles last Tuesday .

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Related Topix: Merseyside County, England, United Kingdom

Business Journal

Matthews completes acquisition, expects Pittsburgh headcount to grow

Pittsburgh-based Matthews now owns the Illinois-based brand development company, which was publicly traded under the ticker symbol SGK.

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Related Topix: Matthews International, Pittsburgh, PA, Commercial Printing, Publishing, Schawk

Tifton Gazette

Leonard Vernon Handy

Mr. Leonard Vernon Handy, 88, of Tifton, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at the Golden Living Center.

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Related Topix: Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Courier

Crematorium hearing packs City Hall

THE COURIER/Joshua Mashon A packed crowd attends the public hearing for a proposed cemetery and crematorium to be constructed next to Center Valley Elementary School on Tuesday afternoon at Russellville City Hall.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR

Post-gazette.com

Matthews International's purchase of Schawk completed

North Shore-based Matthews International Corp. announced it has acquired Schawk Inc., a leading brand development company based in Des Plaines, Ill., with 2013 sales of $443 million and about 3,600 employees in over 20 countries.

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Related Topix: Commercial Printing, Publishing, Schawk, Matthews International, Des Plaines, IL

The Press On-Line

Aussie firm cashes in on Canty cremations

The Commerce Commission has cleared the way for Bledisloe New Zealand Ltd to buy the Harewood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium and Woodlawn Memorial Gardens and Crematorium in Linwood.

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PennLive.com

U.S. Supreme Court asked to hear challenge to Pa. funeral director law

The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to accept an appeal involving the constitutionality of sections of the 1952 Pennsylvania Funeral Director Law.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Third Circuit Court of Appeals

KIMA

Unclaimed remains straining Yakima County coroner's budget

Every year, the Yakima County Coroner's Office deals with the remains of people with no relatives.

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Related Topix: Yakima County, WA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Cambs Times

Funeral parlour open day may not be everyone's cup of tea - indeed for most it wasn't

Funeral home open day for charity at JH Landin & Son, High Street, Chatteris. Left: Ebony Day, Bob Day,Christine Day, Kerry Rolfe, Darren Barker and Liz Carran.

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Switched

Civil Rights Clash: Transhumanists Prepare to Challenge an Anti-Cryonics Law in Canada

British Columbia, the westernmost province of Canada that is home to over 4 million people, has a law on the books that prohibits the marketing or sale of services for cryonics .

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Related Topix: Marketing

WFIE-TV Evansville

Eco-friendly green funerals growing in popularity

And if you're interested in America's hottest burial trend, you should start planning now.

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Related Topix: Sheboygan, WI

Malvern Gazette

an Open day is set to be held at an Upton funeral directors into its plans for renovation.

The refurbishment is planned to be completed by September this year, and will result in a variety of new and refurbished facilities, as well as expansion of the funeral home at Malcolm J Presland Funeral Directors.

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In These Times

What Some of Our Favorite Authors Are Reading This Summer

Mitford's subjects include death and the funeral industry, spas, syphilis, "famous writers," segregation, and student uprising-pour a cool drink.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Business Journal

Funeral homes dying to go online with their services and this startup's standing by

The idea is to use the Internet to make funeral planning easier. new San Francisco startup, Passare Inc. , is attempting to disrupt the web's final frontier: end-of-life arrangements, such as funeral logistics, planning and coordination.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

GlobeNewswire

StoneMor Partners L.P. Announces Increased Distribution and Date for...

StoneMor Partners L.P. announced today an increase of its cash distribution to $0.61 per unit from $0.60.

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Related Topix: Sales

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Scoop

ASX-listed InvoCare unit cleared to buy Chch crematoriums

The Commerce Commission has cleared the way for ASX-listed InvoCare's Bledisloe New Zealand to buy the 70-year old Cremation Society of Canterbury adding two crematoriums to its New Zealand network.

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