Category Archives: Appliance & Electronics

Generali US Branch launches specialty insurance division – begins offering warranty services worldwide

Company adds warranty services to robust list of offerings, will provide added protection to customers globally

New York, September 18, 2019: Generali US Branch, the US arm of Generali Group, a
leading insurance and financial services group with more than €500 billion in assets today announced the launch of their new Specialty Insurance Division which will focus on providing comprehensive warranty services and solutions.

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Amynta Names Dennis Kane as Head of Warranty Business

Amynta Group announced today that Dennis Kane has been named Executive Vice President and CEO Global Warranty. Dennis will be responsible for driving profitable growth across Amynta’s warranty business, deepening partner relationships and delivering on the company’s commitment to customer excellence.

Full Release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/amynta-names-dennis-kane-as-head-of-warranty-business-300913267.html

After, Inc. to sponsor and speak at the 10th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Conference

After, Inc., a global leader in Warranty Services, will join the nation’s largest manufacturers and after-market service providers in Nashville, TN on September 18-20, 2019 to discuss best practices in Designing, Marketing and Operating Extended Warranty and Service Contract Programs

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AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Fortegra Financial Corporation’s Insurance Subsidiaries

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “a-” of the rated operating subsidiaries of Fortegra Financial Corporation.

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190719005256/en/Affirms-Credit-Ratings-Fortegra-Financial-Corporation%E2%80%99s-Insurance

Frontdoor Launches Innovative Electronics and Smart Device Coverage With Its American Home Shield and HSA Brands

Frontdoor adds coverage options to protect home electronics and smart devices through its American Home Shield and HSA brands. The coverage is administered by Asurion.

Full Article: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/frontdoor-launches-innovative-electronics-smart-140500398.html

10th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations National Forum

10th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations National Forum

Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations is your gateway to learning new tools and strategies across industries to streamline operations, improve customer service, optimize your marketing & sales programs, and ensure compliance with evolving regulations.

The community focuses on how to drive down costs and think creativity about new ways to provide value and expand market share. See more at: https://www.warrantyinnovations.com

Use discount code WN300 to get a $300 discount off the price of registration.

Asurion Teams Up with Staples to Help Customers Get More from Their Tech

New Protection and Support Plans Provide One-Click Access to a Live Tech Expert to Help with Everything from Setting Up Your New Device, Troubleshooting Wi-Fi, Optimizing Your Home Network and More

Full release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/asurion-teams-up-with-staples-to-help-customers-get-more-from-their-tech-300829595.html

Dealerscope 2019 Warranty Roundtable: What Warrants an ESP Sale?

Dealerscope article on service contracts in the appliance and electronics retail channel. Executives from AIG, Assurant, Asurion, Centricity, Mack, Marsh, OnPoint, Personal Safeguards Group, SquareTrade and Warrantech share initiatives.

Full Article: https://www.dealerscope.com/article/2019-warranty-roundtable-what-warrants-an-esp-sale/

ServicePower Announces Partnership with Safeware to Implement Comprehensive Third-Party Solution Suite

Safeware’s Authorized Service Network will use Claims, Dispatch and Onboarding solutions by ServicePower

Full Release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/servicepower-announces-partnership-with-safeware-to-implement-comprehensive-third-party-solution-suite-300821824.html

Microsoft Renews Extended Protection Services Agreement with AmTrust

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. announced today at the CES Show in Las Vegas that it has extended its partnership providing protection plans to Microsoft customers for an additional four years.  The parties have had a contractual relationship since 2009. 

Release: https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/01/07/1681256/0/en/Microsoft-Renews-Extended-Protection-Services-Agreement-with-AmTrust.html