Nebraska Furniture Mart Extends Partnership with Assurant Solutions

Multi-year extension coincides with 10th year anniversary of relationship

September 17, 2014

ATLANTA — Assurant Solutions and Nebraska Furniture Mart celebrated the 10th anniversary of their relationship by signing a multi-year contract extension recently, covering underwriting and administration of extended service contracts on appliances and electronics.

“We’ve developed a successful partnership with Nebraska Furniture Mart over the past 10 years that has helped each of our businesses adapt and grow successfully,” said Jeff Unterreiner, senior vice president at Assurant Solutions. “Working together, we’ve built an exceptional customer experience, which has enhanced loyalty and increased lifetime value. We look forward to continuing our collaboration.”

“Assurant Solutions has been a valuable partner, working hand-in-hand with us as the economy and our business has evolved over the years,” said Jody Rusnak, appliance and electronics director, Nebraska Furniture Mart. “Flexibility and the ability to innovate will be an asset as we continue to grow our company in the future.”

Assurant Solutions will continue to support extended service contracts offered online and in-store, including Nebraska Furniture Mart’s newest location in the Dallas-Fort Worth area set to open in spring 2015. This facility will be the largest home furnishings store in North America covering nearly 1.9 million square feet with more than 560,000 square feet of showroom space.

About Assurant Solutions

Assurant Solutions businesses develop, underwrite, market and administer specialty insurance including mobile device protection, extended service contracts and other risk management solutions through collaborative relationships with mobile carriers, electronic goods and household appliance manufacturers, retailers, leading financial institutions, automobile dealers, funeral homes and other entities. Assurant Solutions serves customers and clients in Europe, North America, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia. With operations in 25 locations worldwide, the Assurant Solutions executive offices are based in Atlanta, in the United States. www.assurantsolutions.com Follow us on Twitter @AssurantMatters.

Assurant is a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America, Latin America, Europe and other select worldwide markets. The four key businesses -- Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health and Assurant Employee Benefits -- partner with clients who are leaders in their industries and build leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market segments.

Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $30 billion in assets and $9 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 17,500 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. www.assurant.com