Category Archives: Furniture

New PCMI Whitepaper Releases: Driving Extended Warranty & Service Contract Revenue Growth Through the Use of Automation

Data-packed insights from a research study among Warranty and Aftermarket Service professionals looking at the role of software applications that automate the configuration, administration, and management of EW/SC programs in driving revenue growth.

  • The role of software applications in selling extended warranties and service contracts
  • Servitization and how technology can optimize the customer experience
  • How the right sales and marketing strategies can increase revenue growth

Read the Full Whitepaper: https://www.pcmicorp.com/whitepaper-driving-extended-warranty-and-service-contract-revenue-growth-through-the-use-of-automation-form/

Why Warranty Providers May Explore CCPA Exemption

By Brian Casey, Theodore Augustinos, and Alex Cox

Four years ago, the California Consumer Privacy Act[1] created a new, rigorous regulatory and data processing environment for businesses processing personal information of California residents.

However, many questions about the implementation of the CCPA, and its amendments through the voter ballot initiative of the California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act of 2020,[2] still abound.

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One80 Intermediaries Expands Warranty Business With the Acquisition of Montage, Inc.

Montage, Inc. is a leading provider of protection plans for residential furniture, jewelry and watch purchases.

Press Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220830005016/en/One80-Intermediaries-Expands-Warranty-Business-With-the-Acquisition-of-Montage-Inc.

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

Madison Dearborn Partners Increases Equity Investment in Insurance Services Company Amynta Group

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, March 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Amynta Group (“Amynta” or “the Company”), a leading insurance services company, announced today that funds affiliated with Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (MDP), a leading Chicago-based private equity investment firm, have acquired all of the equity interests in Amynta held by AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (“AmTrust”).

Full Release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/madison-dearborn-partners-increases-equity-investment-in-insurance-services-company-amynta-group-301500143.html

PermaPlate Furniture Partners With Chem-Dry to Expand Furniture Appearance Coverages

PermaPlate Furniture has created the industry’s first furniture protection plan that provides coverage for accidental paint and grease stains. This partnership increases the level of appearance coverages that furniture retailers can offer their valued customers.

Full Release: https://www.newswire.com/news/permaplate-furniture-partners-with-chem-dry-to-expand-furniture-21624638

AmTrust Specialty Risk Report: Consumers Still Most Likely to Purchase an Extended Warranty at the Point of Sale

Millennials and Gen Z Protect Electronics and Jewelry Purchases While Boomers and Gen X Buy Vehicle and Appliance Warranties

View Full Report: AmTrust Specialty Risk 2021 Warranty Survey Report

Mize Named a Leader for the Second Time in IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Manufacturing Warranty and Service Contract Management Applications 2022 Vendor Assessment

Recently merged with Syncron, Mize, has been positioned for the second time as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Manufacturing Warranty and Service Contract Management Applications 2022 Vendor Assessment. Delivered on the Syncron Connected Service Experience (CSX) platform, the Warranty solution delivers value by increasing service contract revenues, reducing warranty expenditures, and enhancing customer service experience.

Full Release: https://www.prweb.com/releases/mize_named_a_leader_for_the_second_time_in_idc_marketscape_for_worldwide_manufacturing_warranty_and_service_contract_management_applications_2022_vendor_assessment/prweb18439546.htm