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St. Francis launches website !!!

St. Francis Memorial Homes holds No. 1 place for most number of services in the 2000 and 2002 marketing reports !!!

Company holds Christmas Party on December 23, 2003

First funeral company in Cebu to join Quality Circle

Opening of New office  - Supplies and records department

Company C.O.O/ H.R gives lecture to USC students on small and medium business

 

St. Francis Launches Website !!! 

www.stfrancis.com.ph  was formally launched before the end of the year making St. Francis one of the few Philippine based funerals to put up a company website. The website aims to expand customer service to a higher level, considering the growth of Information technology in the country. [Back to top]

 

St. Francis Memorial Homes holds No. 1 place for most number of services in the 2000 and 2002 marketing reports !!!

St. Francis Memorial Homes maintains it's lead over it's competitors in terms of number of services within Cebu City for 2000 and 2002 reports. The company conducts marketing reports once every two years, since the management believes that significant market shifts occurs every 2 years. The following are the market standing of other St. Francis and other funeral companies:

       1999 Market position report

 Funeral

Percentage

St. Francis

27 %

Others

21 %

Cosmopolitan

16 %

St. Peter

14 %

Cebu Rolling Hills

9 %

San Fernando

8 %

Cebu Memorial

5 %

        2002 Market position report

Funeral Parlor

Percentage

Saint Francis

30 %

Others

13.01%

Saint Peter

12.80%

Cosmopolitan

12.74%

San Fernando

7.77%

Oriental

7.63%

Rolling Hills

7.39%

Cebu Memorial

7.12%

Sacred

1.78%

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Company Christmas party will be on December 23, 2003

St. Francis will hold it's year end christmas party on Teusday, December 23, 2003. The party will start at 5 p.m. and will be held at the Bulacao Branch. All employees within the Cebu area are invited to attend. There will be lots of parlor games, presentations and giveaways. So don't miss the fun be there !!! (St. Francis in Negros province will be holding it's own party) [Back to top]

 

First Funeral company to Join Quality circle

St. Francis Memorial Homes has been planning to join the Quality circle. The Quality Circles is a national organization of Quality Circle Practitioners from government, academe, and industry sectors promoting quality circles philosophy and processes nationwide. A lot of companies are members of this organization. By joining the quality circle the company will be challenged to improve it's products and services more. If the application for quality circle pushes through this 2004, St. Francis Memorial homes will be the first funeral to join said organization. [Back to top]

 

Opening of New office  - Supplies and records department

The latest member to the St. Francis Memorial Homes family organizational structure is the supplies and records department. Dubbed as the "back bone" of the company operations, supplies and records department provides everything necessary for each department to function efficiently.  The new department is manned by Ms. Maricar Jario, a former guard, absorbed by the company because of her good performance and keen eye for detail. The Supplies and records department or widely known as "SR" will be rendering important logistic support especially to our other branches . [Back to top]

Company C.O.O/ H.R gives lecture to USC students on small and medium business

St. Francis Memorial Homes chief operations and human resource officer, Zigfred Diaz gave a lecture last January 27, 2004 to business administration students at the university of San Carlos. The activity was part of their subject "small business and business enterprise" wherein entrepreneurs from different sectors are invited to speak regarding their line of business. Mr. Diaz gave an overview of the funeral industry, about the company St. Francis, and emerging trends in the funeral industry. Various questions were asked by students after the lecture. One of the most frequently asked subject is about embalming. Questions asked by the students are answered by him in the FAQ section of this page. You can also view it by clicking on this link [Back to top]