Wal Mart Casket Story draws web reaction-Your Funeral Guy

29 Oct

489771072_4c6148aed5Walmart selling caskets(an AP story) on line has drawn some interesting Web Reactions. From just in time for Halloween, to a suggested new Wal Mart Slogan- “Save Money: Live Better,Die better” to the more political spin “Walmart selling caskets online-just in time for government health care.”

Wal Mart Seling Caskets  has been called impersonal, and not a threat to the funeral industry.The story covered by the Associated Press has been carried by major news organizations around the world.

From Mashable: “But, if you simply want to save a few dollars at the end, well, now you can.”

The National Funeral Directors Association  new president Pat Lynch implied it is really not a big deal to the funeral industry, but it is.

Funeral Industry|Funeral Blog by Your Funeral Guy, R.Brian Burkhardt-Funeral Director, Illinois, Virginia


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