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MemberCare Launches Edge, Giving Credit Unions the Chance to Offer Even More Peace of Mind

NORCROSS, Ga. — February 23, 2021 — MemberCare, a leading provider of mechanical breakdown coverage designed exclusively for credit unions, announces the launch of Edge, a bundled suite of automotive protection products created to provide additional peace of mind for credit union members.

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Fry’s Electronics to Close

After nearly 36 years in business as the one-stop-shop and online resource for high-tech professionals across nine states and 31 stores, Fry’s Electronics, Inc. (“Fry’s” or “Company”), has made the difficult decision to shut down its operations and close its business permanently as a result of changes in the retail industry and the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Company will implement the shutdown through an orderly wind-down process that it believes will be in the best interests of the Company, its creditors, and other stakeholders.

Dealerscope Article: https://dealerscope.com/frys-electronics-is-going-out-of-business

JM&A Group’s New Inspect Now™ Program Aims to Streamline Claims Process and Improve Efficiency

Inspect Now™ is an innovative new virtual inspection process designed by JM&A Group to make the adjudication of claims more efficient and less time consuming. 

Read Full Release: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/02/16/2176489/0/en/JM-A-Group-s-New-Inspect-Now-Program-Aims-to-Streamline-Claims-Process-and-Improve-Efficiency.html

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National Home Warranty Day Witnesses Launch of Tend, The New Modern Approach in Delivering Customer Choice and Experience

Centricity announces its new business and product line, TendTM, bringing homeowners a modern way to obtain comprehensive home and electronics warranty coverage.

Full Release: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/02/10/2172975/0/en/National-Home-Warranty-Day-Witnesses-Launch-of-Tend-The-New-Modern-Approach-in-Delivering-Customer-Choice-and-Experience.html

Asurion Home+ Launches Fast Claims Reimbursements Through PayPal, Venmo and More

Asurion Home+ is the First Tech Protection Plan to Offer Customers Same-Day Electronic Reimbursements to Get Them Back Up and Running with Their Tech Fast

Full Release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/asurion-home-launches-fast-claims-reimbursements-through-paypal-venmo-and-more-301220446.html

Clyde’s Executive Power Lunch With Alibaba’s John Caplan

For our first Executive Power Lunch, we brought together John Caplan, Clyde board member and Alibaba.com’s President of North America & Europe and Brandon Gell, Clyde’s CEO and cofounder. The pair discussed the characteristics of a great team, how to build one through hiring, and how to lead one with your board and advisors.

Full Article and Videos: https://www.joinclyde.com/blog/clydes-executive-power-lunch-with-alibabas-john-caplan

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Fortegra Europe Insurance Company Limited

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” of Fortegra Europe Insurance Company Limited (FEI) (Malta). The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable.

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210204005763/en/AM-Best-Affirms-Credit-Ratings-of-Fortegra-Europe-Insurance-Company-Limited

PCMI Announces Investment from Equality Asset Management to Accelerate Growth

Investment will Support Product Expansion and Client Acquisition

January 19, 2021 – Park Ridge, IL – PCMI (Policy Claims Management International), a leading provider of administration software for the automotive, consumer and industrial warranty and service management markets announced its first equity investment from Boston-based growth equity firm, Equality Asset Management, and Chicago-based, First Analysis. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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GBS Enterprises Rebrands as ProtectAll under New Leadership

GBS Enterprises, a global provider of furniture protection services and healthy sleep bed products, announced the relaunch of its 30+-year company under the name ProtectAll. Kevin Rupkey took the helm as the company’s CEO, joined by new industry leadership, as the headquarters have relocated from Deerfield Beach, Florida to Dallas, Texas.

Read Full Article: https://www.furninfo.com/furniture-industry-news/12642

About ProtectAll: ProtectAll, a leading global provider of furniture protection services, provides the highest quality, most innovative, customer-centric services and products in the industry. Its core warranty services offer protection programs for indoor furniture, outdoor furniture, adjustable beds and area rugs. Sister brand Healthy Sleep offers premium mattress top-of-bed products, such as mattress and pillow protectors, mattress and pillow encasements, pillows, sheets and blankets. The company operates multiple facilities around the country, including its headquarters in Dallas, Texas, a distribution/call center in Reno, Nevada, and a large distribution center in Savannah, Georgia.

For more information, please contact Claudia Ojeda at cojeda@gbsent.com, or visit www.myprotectall.com.

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Cinch® Home Services announces partnership with The Keyes Company of South Florida

Partnership offers expanded service and protection for real estate professionals and customers

Boca Raton, FL (Jan. 13, 2021) – Cinch Home Services (Cinch), the nation’s leading provider of home service solutions, announced a new service provider relationship with The Keyes Company of South Florida. Through this new partnership, Cinch offers Keyes Company customers a trusted, reliable and affordable source of coverage for major home systems and appliances when buying and selling real estate. 

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