Discovering New Revenue Sources, Food Service Vendors Turn to eCondolence.com and shiva.com; The Company’s Food Vendor Network Increases Nearly Three Percent Per Week as it Provides Same Day Delivery and National Shipment of Meals, Platters and Sympathy Baskets.
eCondolence.com and shiva.com, the leading companies modernizing the death industry, today announced it now has more than 1,000 approved deli, bakery and catering vendors in its network that provide same day delivery. These approved vendors are located in 32 states and service more than 3,000 cities providing those that are grieving and their supporters, access to the country’s best deli, bakery and caterers.
eCondolence.com and shiva.com also announced it is growing its Approved Food Vendor Network at nearly three percent per week as deli’s, bakeries and caterers look for new revenue streams given the pandemic.
To become an eCondolence.com and shiva.com approved vendor, deli’s, bakeries and caterers must meet rigorous standards that include demonstrated leadership in a category, quality of products, proven dedicated customer service, reputation, the ability to deliver locally, and more.
“We have seen an acceleration in our Approved Provider Food Network of nearly 60 percent since the middle of March helping to drive new revenue to local deli’s, bakeries and caterers during the pandemic,” says Michael Schimmel, CEO of eCondolence.com and shiva.com. “Sending a meal or a food item to a mourning family is helpful and provides comfort and support during a loss.”
Those arranging a funeral, shiva, wake or memorial gathering can use eCondolence.com or shiva.com to create an online FuneralPlan®️ or shivaPlan®️ that allows the mourners to share details about the funeral. With concierge support, the program also allows for friends and family to make online contributions towards these services.
eCondolence.com and shiva.com remove the legwork and provide same day delivery that is critical to support mourning families. All approved food vendors can be found on eCondolence.com and shiva.com.
About eCondolence™ and shiva.com™
As part of the extensive Sympathy Brands portfolio, eCondolence.com and shiva.com™ connect families and funeral homes through the stages of planning, service, and aftercare with its consumer brands, proprietary Viewneral™ technology, and nationwide concierge services. The companies provide a modern approach to end-of-life matters. Sympathy Brands strategic partners include best-in-class funeral homes, cemeteries, insurance companies, non-profits, bakeries and caterers to make planning and fulfillment supportive, convenient and seamless. For more information please visit eCondolence.com, shiva.com and sympathybrands.com.