JACKSONVILLE, Fla .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –The Fortegra Group, LLC (“Fortegra”), a global specialty insurer and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT), today announced the extension of its partnership with Badcock Home Furniture & more (“Badcock”).
For nearly 15 years, Fortegra has offered Badcock customers both credit insurance and furniture maintenance contracts. Replacing the previous provider of home appliances and electronics service contracts, Fortegra will now be the exclusive provider of credit insurance and protection plans to the 382 Badcock stores.
“We have decided to consolidate our product offerings with Fortegra based on their approach to the business and the way in which they value the partnership. They are not only attentive to our business needs, but more importantly, they are very intuitive to the needs of our customers, and this is where the magic happens, ”said VP of Retail Operations. and Badcock’s credit manager, Mitchell Stiles. “We are in the business of relationships and we want the customer to feel comfortable with their furniture purchases. The Fortegra Concierge team has improved and personalized the complaints process, giving us the assurance that our customers are in good hands.
“Retailing has evolved considerably over the past few years and we are still thinking about how to ensure that service contracts are maintained. So we worked closely with Badcock to reinvent their service contract process. From sales to complaints, we’ve created a streamlined, multi-channel approach that better meets the needs of consumers, ”said Holly Bohn, Director of Marketing at Fortegra.
The Fortegra Group, LLC is a global specialty insurer. Fortegra and its subsidiaries underwrite and administer a comprehensive and diverse set of admitted and excess insurance products and warranty solutions in the United States and around the world. For more than 40 years, Fortegra’s collaborative approach, experienced team and innovative products have fueled constant growth and increasing demand from national and international partners. The Company has an AM Best financial strength rating of A- (Excellent). For more information on Fortegra, visit: https://www.fortegra.com/
About WS Badcock Corporation
Founded in 1904, WS Badcock Corporation is one of the largest privately held home furnishings companies in the United States. Headquartered in Mulberry, Florida, its more than 380 company stores and associated dealers employ more than 2,500 people in eight southeastern states. Its Badcock Home Furniture & more branded stores offer a full line of furniture, appliances, bedding, electronics, home office furniture, accessories and seasonal items while providing easy in-house financing. his clients. The company has been named “Retailer of the Year 2018” by the National Home Furnishings Association.