Category Archives: Home Warranty

Frontdoor, Inc., Completes Spin-off from ServiceMaster

Home Service Plan Provider Frontdoor, Inc. begins operating as an independent publicly traded company listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “FTDR” after completing its spin-off from ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc.

Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181001005310/en/Frontdoor-Completes-Spin-off-ServiceMaster-Debuts-Independent-Public

Act Now and Save: 9th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations National Forum

October 1-3, 2018

Make sure and use Discount Code WN300 to Save $300.

The 9th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations National Forum features over 40+ top flight speakers and many new multi-industry case studies. Join us for this highly acclaimed event providing comprehensive coverage on the full spectrum of your business processes. This year’s agenda focuses on:

  • Customer Service
  • Disruptive Technology
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Legal & Regulatory
  • Risk Management & Product Quality.

Due to popular demand we have added industry-specific roundtables where you gain vital insights and have your questions answered by industry experts.

Plus immediately following the main conference, you can attend the 2 exclusive add-on forums.

For complete details:  http://www.warrantyinnovations.com/index.html

Make sure and use Discount Code WN300 to Save $300.

Domestic & General hires bank to plot £1.5bn stock market return

Domestic & General’s owner has hired Rothschild to return it to the London stock market 11 years after delisting, Sky News learns.

Article:  https://news.sky.com/story/domestic-general-hires-bank-to-plot-15bn-stock-market-return-11490092

The 9th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations National Forum

The 9th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations National Forum features over 40+ top flight speakers and many new multi-industry case studies. Join us for this highly acclaimed event providing comprehensive coverage on the full spectrum of your business processes. This year’s agenda focuses on:

  • Customer Service
  • Disruptive Technology
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Legal & Regulatory
  • Risk Management & Product Quality.

Due to popular demand we have added industry-specific roundtables where you gain vital insights and have your questions answered by industry experts.

Plus immediately following the main conference, you can attend the 2 exclusive add-on forums.

For complete details:  http://www.warrantyinnovations.com/index.html

Make sure and use Discount Code WN300 to Save $300 if you register after August 10th.

ServiceBench Selected by Italy-Based Home Emergency Repair Company

ServiceBench®, the leading provider of integrated service management solutions for manufacturers and other service administrators, announced today it has signed a contract with HomeServe, a leader in home repair, maintenance and warranty services, to help HomeServe’s Italy division Assistenza Casa to improve customer service delivery throughout Italy.

Full release:  https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/servicebench-selected-by-italy-based-home-emergency-repair-company-300688047.html

GWSCA taps warranty industry veteran Kevin Rigg for key leadership role

PRESS RELEASE

Chicago, IL

For Release: July 17, 2018

GWSCA taps warranty industry veteran Kevin Rigg for key leadership role

The Global Warranty and Service Contract Association (“GWSCA”) recently held a Board of Directors meeting and unanimously agreed to appoint Kevin Rigg as Executive Director of the GWSCA.

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Cross Country Home Services Names Adam Aharonoff to Leadership Team

New Vice President of Technology will lead efforts towards digitizing the business

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (April 19, 2018) – Cross Country Home Services (CCHS), a leader in home protection, maintenance and management, announced today the newest addition to its leadership team, Adam Aharonoff, Vice President of Technology. Aharonoff will be a key leader in CCHS’ digital growth strategy and will leverage the company’s existing and forthcoming technology to develop next generation products that provide exceptional customer service experiences.

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American Water pays $365M for home warranty company

American Water Works Co. Inc. has made a $365 million purchase, it announced recently, acquiring Pivotal Home Solutions from Southern Co.’s Southern Co. Gas subsidiary.

Source:  https://www.roi-nj.com/2018/04/12/industry/american-water-pays-365m-for-home-warranty-company/

Personal Safeguards Group Publishes Service Contract Industry Estimates – Over $53b

At retail the US Consumer Service Contract Industry is approximately $53.7b

Breakdown by Segment Chart:  http://warrantynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Industry-Overview.png

Source:  Personal Safeguards Group, LLC

ProSource Welcomes Centricity as Group Exclusive Service Partner

ProSource, the largest audio, video, and integration buying group in the United States, announces the addition of Centricity as a group exclusive service partner.

Source: http://www.prosourceinfo.com/2018/02/22/prosource-welcomes-centricity-group-exclusive-service-partner/