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13th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations

This year’s all-new agenda takes a deep dive into new frontiers in extended warranty and service contract innovations!

Event Highlights Include:

  • 30+ Top-flight speakers crossing multiple industries including auto, appliance, mobile, electronics, home, heavy equipment, and more
  • Unmatched learning opportunities acknowledged as the best for all industries
  • In-depth case studies, provocative panel debates, and quick sound-bite industry insight sessions to give you all you need to understand the leading issues in extended warranty/service contracts today
  • 4 industry-specific interactive networking roundtables

Comprehensive coverage of the full spectrum of your extended warranty & service contract business includes: Customer Service, New Product Development, Disruptive Technology, Marketing & Sales, Legal & Regulatory, Finance & Insurance.

For more information and to register: https://www.warrantyinnovations.com/index.php

Servify Secures SOC 2 Type II Certification

Servify, a global product lifecycle management platform, has successfully received the internationally acclaimed System and Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) Type II certification. This achievement reflects Servify’s commitment to the highest levels of data compliance and security.

Full Release: https://www.businesswireindia.com/servify-secures-soc-2-type-ii-certification-79973.html

States Are Joining the War on Voluntary Protection Products

When it comes to voluntary protection products, such as guaranteed asset protection, debt cancellation, credit insurance, service contracts, and vehicle protection products, the hottest topic this summer seems to be the Federal Trade Commission’s Motor Vehicle Dealers Trade Regulation Rule…

Full Article: https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/states-are-joining-the-war-on-voluntary-3795919/

Warranty claim prices rise 33% over the past year According to MotorTrader.com (England)

Data analysis from Intelligent Motoring, the parent company of MotorEasy, Motokiki and Warranty Assist, reveals the cost of vehicle repairs has risen on average by 33% January-June 2022, compared to the same period in 2021.

Full Article: https://www.motortrader.com/motor-trader-news/automotive-news/warranty-claim-prices-rise-33-past-year-08-08-2022

Just Launched: HomeServe Advantage Program – Residential HVAC Subscription

New HVAC Solution Boosts Residential Energy Efficiency, Affordability and Customer Satisfaction

A new solution – the HomeServe Advantage Program – is an all-inclusive, hassle-free residential HVAC subscription service to help utilities meet energy efficiency targets and enhance customer satisfaction.

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220809005025/en/Just-Launched-HomeServe-Advantage-Program—Residential-HVAC-Subscription

Protective Closes on AUL Acquisition

Adds Complementary Product Portfolio to Its Asset Protection Division

The transaction, which was announced on March 21, 2022, allows Protective to offer additional solutions, protect more customers and accelerate growth.  

Full Article: https://www.protectiveassetprotection.com//News-Events/Press-Releases/Protective-Closes-on-AUL-Acquisition

EasyCare Introduces New Vehicle Service Contract for Auto Dealers

VSC includes coverage for many types of vehicles and enhances consumer convenience benefits

EasyCare, an APCO Holdings brand, introduces a new vehicle service contract (VSC) for auto dealerships. This VSC makes it easier for dealers to present in the F&I office by integrating coverage options for many vehicle types and needs into one product, including electric vehicles (EVs).

Source: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2022/05/03/2434889/0/en/EasyCare-Introduces-New-Vehicle-Service-Contract-for-Auto-Dealers.html

CINCH® HOME SERVICES OFFERS HOME PROTECTION PLANS ALONGSIDE TRUSTED NEW YORK UTILITY PARTNERS 

Boca Raton, FL (April 13, 2022) Cinch Home Services (Cinch), the leading home service solutions provider in the utility space, has recently partnered with several trusted energy service companies to deliver value-added solutions that meet customer needs and provide products that assist these companies in fulfilling state regulatory requirements. Through partnerships with Cinch, customers of New York state’s retail energy suppliers can now have industry-leading home protection plans as part of their electric or gas service.

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