Fortegra and Nebraska Furniture Mart Partner to Provide Carpet Protection Plans

By Scott McLaren - CMO Feb 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM

One of North America’s largest home furnishing stores to offer Total Service Plan from Fortegra

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (February 15, 2016) – Fortegra, a Tiptree Financial Inc. company (NASDAQ:TIPT), today announced a new partnership with Nebraska Furniture Mart, one of the largest home-furnishing retailers in North America. Upholding a mutual goal to put customers first, Nebraska Furniture Mart consumers will now have access to carpet protection courtesy of Fortegra’s Total Service Plan.

“We’re proud to be working with Nebraska Furniture Mart, a company that, like ours, has built its brand by providing excellent customer service,” said Kevin Cundiff, Vice President at Fortegra. “We feel this partnership is a perfect fit, and are honored that Nebraska Furniture Mart has chosen to offer Fortegra products to its customers.”

The Total Service Plan provides benefits for covered stain treatments and repairs through Fortegra’s vetted, nationwide service network. Customers can purchase the Total Service Plan after purchasing carpet at any Nebraska Furniture Mart location. A Premium Carpet Protection Plan is also available which includes a professional cleaning benefit at no additional cost, even if there are no damages to the carpet.

“Fortegra created, from-scratch and in partnership with us, a truly innovative carpet protection program with their Total Service Plan," said Mark Shaw Business Development Manager. "At Nebraska Furniture Mart, everything we do begins and ends with our valued customers, and we're excited to offer them yet another great product for their homes."

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About Fortegra

Fortegra Financial Corporation, a Tiptree Financial Inc. company, is a single source insurance company that, through its subsidiaries and a network of preferred partners, offers a range of consumer protection options including credit insurance, warranty products, automotive solutions, and specialty underwriting programs. Delivering multifaceted coverage with an unmatched service experience for both resellers and their customers, Fortegra solves immediate, everyday needs, empowering consumers to worry less and Experience More.

About Nebraska Furniture Mart

Nebraska Furniture Mart was founded in 1937 in Omaha, Nebraska by Rose Blumkin in the basement of her husband’s pawnshop with a $500 investment. In 1983 investor Warren Buffett purchased a majority interest in Nebraska Furniture Mart and made it part of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies. Today Nebraska Furniture Mart has locations in Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; Kansas City, Kansas; and Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. For more information on Nebraska Furniture Mart visit http://www.nfm.com.

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