SAN FRANCISCO, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SquareTrade, the #1 consumer-rated warranty provider, today announced it was awarded the Gold Stevie® Award in the Customer Service Department of the Year for the Financial Services category in the 10th Annual American Business Awards. The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. This is the third Stevie Award that SquareTrade has won, recognizing its exceptional consumer service.
"We obsess over delighting customers, whether via our unique self-service platform or our industry leading warranty consultants. We are thrilled to know that our constant consumer focused attention has been recognized and awarded as the top Customer Service Department of the Year," said Steve Abernethy, President and CEO of SquareTrade. "I want to thank our entire team who work tirelessly to wow customers and earn their trust and loyalty, one customer at a time."
SquareTrade partners with leading retailers to offer its top-rated protection plans, now covering millions of consumers' electronics and appliances, including iPhones, iPads, televisions, laptops, video game consoles, digital cameras and appliances. SquareTrade consistently receives five star reviews and awards for its unique hassle-free customer service and 5-day service guarantee.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.
Founded in 1999, SquareTrade works with top retailers to offer warranties that uniquely delight consumers, with a no-hoops service to protect consumer electronics and appliances. SquareTrade's service is easily researchable with millions of happy customers who consistently rate SquareTrade's service 5-star reviews. SquareTrade was voted a 2012 People's Choice Stevie® Award winner for Favorite Customer Service and received both a 2011 and 2012 Gold Stevie® Award for Sales & Customer Service. SquareTrade was named one of PC Magazine's Top 100 Websites of 2010 and awarded BizRate's Circle of Excellence for 2010. SquareTrade is privately held and headquartered in San Francisco. Recently Bain Capital led a $238 million growth investment in SquareTrade. For more information, visit www.squaretrade.com.