American Home Shield Acquires Landmark Home Warranty

AHS acquires another competitor in the Home Warranty Space.

Source:  http://m.marketwired.com/press-release/american-home-shield-acquires-landmark-home-warranty-nyse-serv-2180265.htm

AutoNation’s move into branded F&I products brings profit payoff

For AutoNation – it’s all about the brand.

Source:  http://www.autonews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20161130/FINANCE_AND_INSURANCE/311309912/autonations-move-into-branded-fi-products-brings-profit-payoff

How to Get Your Share of the CPO Jackpot

Article about how to help buyers understand why certified pre-owned vehicles need F&I products.

Source:  http://www.dealermarketing.com/how-to-get-your-share-of-the-cpo-jackpot/

Toco Warranty Offers Vehicle Service Contract Online With No-Down-Payment Option

Toco Warranty launched a new website for consumers who demand affordable monthly payments.

Source:  http://finance.yahoo.com/news/toco-warranty-offers-vehicle-contract-132000684.html

City of North Myrtle Beach Selects HomeServe USA to Offer Optional Water Service Line Repair Service Plans to Customers

HomeServe USA  announced the launch of its partnership with the City of North Myrtle Beach to offer optional service plans for exterior water and sewer lines and in-home plumbing repairs to North Myrtle Beach homeowners.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161122005115/en/City-North-Myrtle-Beach-Selects-HomeServe-USA

Allstate to Pay $1.4 Billion for SquareTrade, Seller of Insurance for Mobile Devices, Appliances

Source:  http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2016/11/28/433312.htm

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Warranty Chain Management Conference To Showcase Strategies For Innovation, Transformation & Growth

Conference Registration is now open!  Don’t let this unique training and educational opportunity pass you by.

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TUCSON, Ariz. – Nov. 21, 2016 – PRLog — ALG Associates LLC today launched the 13th annual Warranty Chain Management (WCM) Conference, to be held March 7-9, 2017 at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort.

The theme of the premier industry event is “Warranty And Service Contract Management To Drive Competitive Advantage In A Challenging Global Economic Environment”, and will be powered by many of the industry’s finest speakers, offering a broad range of presentations and discussions with more than 60 industry leaders sharing their vast knowledge and expertise.You will experience the unique program of WCM and hear about:

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Appellate ruling on home warranty liability boosts legal risk for home builders

General contractors and home builders could face increased litigation and liability risk for home defects in light of a recent Illinois appellate court decision, essentially tossing out a defense employed by home builders in home warranty cases.

Full Article:  http://cookcountyrecord.com/stories/511044327-appellate-ruling-on-home-warranty-liability-boosts-legal-risk-for-home-builders

New IDC Manufacturing Insights MarketScape Assesses Vendors in Worldwide Service Life Cycle Management IT Strategic Consulting Market

IDC Marketscape: Worldwide Manufacturing Service Life-Cycle Management IT Strategic Consulting 2015 Vendor Assessment provides a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the characteristics that explain a vendor’s success in the IT strategic consulting for service life-cycle management (SLM) marketplace and assesses current and anticipated vendor performance in the marketplace.

Full Release:  http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20151117005576/en/IDC-Manufacturing-Insights-MarketScape-Assesses-Vendors-Worldwide

Matrix Warranty Solutions now part of F&I Express network

Matrix Warranty Solutions is now a part of the F&I Express network of more than 130 aftermarket service providers.

Source:  http://www.autoremarketing.com/subprime/matrix-warranty-solutions-now-part-fi-express-network