By Lisa Johnston
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Irving, Texas – A new extended-service contract company has joined the CE fray.
New Leaf Service Contracts, founded by former Warrantech president Sean Hicks and chief financial officer Rick Gavino, promised to bring “a whole new approach” to the service-contract industry.
The third-party administrator said it is backed by Dealers Assurance and Starr Indemnity and Liability, both A.M. Best-rated underwriters, and offers service contract coverage for CE, fitness equipment, musical instruments, furniture and other consumer categories.
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Atlanta - Assurant Solutions, a provider of extended service contracts, is now offering its retail clients a wide range of support services for their CE, majap and mobile customers.
The new program, Assurant Expert Services, covers a wide range of categories including computers and peripherals; mobile devices; TVs and home theater systems; small electronics; and major appliances. Services include installation, setup, support, in-home appliance repair, product delivery and setup, and virus and spyware removal.
Indianapolis - The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) has selected Global Warranty Group (GWG) to provide extended service contract programs to its members and their customers.
GWG, which also develops OEM warranty programs for CE and white-goods vendors, said it will leverage its decade-long experience in developing and delivering innovative warranty solutions to help CEDIA members strengthen their product service offerings and boost customer loyalty.
NEW YORK â€” Extended-service plan (ESP) providers are rolling out new programs and services to help retailers offset choppy demand and contracting price points on CE and appliance products.
NEW YORK – A number of recent and not-so-recent entries into the extended warranty arena, including SquareTrade, Worth Ave. Group, Safeware and FreeWarranty.com, are looking to disrupt the industry apple cart through direct sales, more liberal terms and lower prices.