Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend: Insurance for Valuables

Jewelry is one of the world’s oldest archaeological artifacts, having been used for centuries across cultures to mark social status, store wealth and symbolize personal meaning. In the 21st century, it’s common to own designer jewelry collections, engagement and wedding rings, and antique heirlooms. But whether a Rolex watch, an engagement ring or grandma’s authentic…

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Business AI Chatbot Risks and Cybersecurity Solutions

Artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots have emerged as a leading innovation across multiple industries, from health care to banking to hospitality. These AI-powered assistants can enhance customer service, boost efficiency, perform tasks 24/7 and save business resources. But the chatbot explosion has also created a new playground for hackers, raising concerns over chatbot security. Don’t let…

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How To Make Your Home Safer — and Possibly Save Money

Whether you’re rebuilding your property after a disaster or planning a major renovation to spruce up your home, it’s important to consider the impact that renovations could have on your cost of home insurance. These four home improvements could lower your insurance premiums. 1. Home security Did you know many insurers offer discounts for protective devices,…

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When is Risk Transferred During Shipping?

In a business climate driven by results, shipping terms are often treated as little more than an afterthought of a sale. However, the shipping terms you agree to directly influence the amount of risk you’re exposed to and the amount of insurance you’ll need to mitigate it. This can affect your bottom line, as assuming…

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How Secure Is Your Online Retail Network?

With the increasing popularity of smartphones and tablets, access to online shopping websites is only a fingertip away for most consumers. As a result, the online retail industry is an increasingly attractive target for major cyber attacks. The results—including tarnished reputations, lost sales and costly lawsuits—can be devastating. This happened to Zappos, a large online…

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Look Up….Look Out!

Prevent Falling Merchandise! Objects falling from above can pose a serious danger, and you are at increased risk when merchandise is stored above you. Don’t think you are at risk? Consider the following incidents: A warehouseman was paralyzed after 400 pounds of cardboard slid off a rack that was bumped by a lift truck. A…

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Supply Chain Risk Management

While lean production has become a cornerstone of successful supply chain management and a way for businesses to stay flexible and responsive to changing tastes in their markets, the dependence on and relationship with suppliers resulting from outsourcing and minimizing stock creates a host of exposures. Successfully navigating and managing the risks presented by a…

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Elevators…lots of ups and downs!

Elevators have come a long way in the past few decades, largely due to advancements in electronics and the addition of computer monitoring. They are no longer simple pulley systems capable of being maintained and repaired by the average technician. If an elevator in your building requires maintenance, chances are you’ll need to hire a…

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Let us tailor a policy for you!

Clothing manufacturers have faced complicated challenges over the past few years. Supply chain interruptions, cargo theft and new workplace safety demands have drastically changed the standard insurance portfolio for clothing and textile producers. Here, we’ll look at the basics and some of the specialized products you should consider. Commercial general liability insurance is the baseline…

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