Press Releases - SquareTrade

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JANUARY 27, 2015
Deflated in Seattle: Seahawks Fans 11% Clumsier than Patriots FansINFOGRAPHIC


DECEMBER 9, 2014
SquareTrade Breakability Tests Reveal Compact Tablets Are The Holiday's Least BreakableINFOGRAPHIC

NOVEMBER 3, 2014
Grand Old Party Fouls: 2014 Clumsiest States Index Reveals Red States Outpace Blue States in Device Damage INFOGRAPHIC

SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
New iPhones Come Up Big in SquareTrade Breakability Tests INFOGRAPHIC

SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
New Study Shows Damaged iPhones Cost Americans $10.7 Billion, $4.8B in the Last Two Years Alone

AUGUST 25, 2014
SquareTrade Wins Trustpilot Award for Exceptional Customer Service

AUGUST 6, 2014
Half of American College Students Have Damaged a Smart PhoneINFOGRAPHIC

JUNE 20, 2014
SquareTrade Wins Gold for PR Campaign of the Year

JUNE 10, 2014
Smart Phones, Clumsy Pets Combine for Big Damage – Male, Jealous and Young Dogs are Biggest Offenders

APRIL 28, 2014
SquareTrade Recognized as Best Place to Work in Bay Area

APRIL 22, 2014
Former Bain Capital Executive Raj Kapoor Joins SquareTrade to Lead North American Business

APRIL 14, 2014
Samsung Galaxy® S5 Breaks the Mold with Improved Breakability Score in Drop, Dunk Tests

APRIL 1, 2014
SquareTrade Launches Industry's First Heartbreak Protection Plan

MARCH 19, 2014
SquareTrade Makes Smartphone Repair Breathtakingly Fast and Easy

MARCH 18, 2014
Tech Data Mobile Solutions and SquareTrade to Transform Mobile Insurance Industry in Europe

MARCH 7, 2014
SquareTrade Wins People's Choice Award for Best Customer Service in Retail Sector

FEBRUARY 20, 2014
HTC Phones Rank Among Least Breakable in Latest Breakability Score from SquareTrade INFOGRAPHIC

FEBRUARY 3, 2014
SquareTrade Partners with CEA to release Industry Report on Protection Plans

JANUARY 30, 2014
23 Million Americans Have Damaged Phones While Watching Sporting Events; Seahawks Fans 46% More Clumsy than Broncos Fans INFOGRAPHIC


DECEMBER 16, 2013
Beltway Butterfingers: 2013 Clumsiest States Index Reveals Washington, DC Residents are Clumsiest Tech Users in the Nation INFOGRAPHIC

DECEMBER 11, 2013
SquareTrade Creates Industry's First Customer Bill of Rights

NOVEMBER 18, 2013
15 Million American Households Have Damaged a Device During the Holidays INFOGRAPHIC

OCTOBER 17, 2013
SquareTrade Wins Global Business Excellence Award for Customer Service

SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
Google's Moto X Trumps Apple's New iPhones in Latest Breakability Score from SquareTrade INFOGRAPHIC

SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
SquareTrade Launches Protect My Phone Program to Give Old iPhones New Lease on Life

SquareTrade to Bring the #1-Rated Protection Plan to Staples Customers

Consumer Cellular Adds Square Trade Protection Plans

Half of American Parents Say Kids Have Damaged a Mobile Phone, Laptop or Tablet INFOGRAPHIC

AUGUST 28, 2013
SquareTrade Featured in Season Two of AMC's "The Pitch"

AUGUST 5, 2013
New Research Rates Google's New Nexus 7 Tablet a "Medium Risk" 5 Breakability Score, Outscoring the iPad Mini INFOGRAPHIC

JULY 23, 2013
SquareTrade Wins Company of the Year Award; CEO Steve Abernethy Wins Maverick of the Year in Consumer Services

JULY 15, 2013
Tesco Brings Customers Peace of Mind with Complimentary Protection Plans for Tablets and E-Readers

JUNE 25, 2013
Dog Disasters, Cat Catastrophes and Animal Accidents Expose Hidden Cost of Pet Ownership INFOGRAPHIC

JUNE 21, 2013
SquareTrade's Vince Tseng Named to Dealerscope's 40 Under 40

MAY 29, 2013
SquareTrade Wins 2013 CTIA B!G Idea Award for Mobile Retail

MAY 21, 2013
SquareTrade's Steve Abernethy Recognized as One of Top Five Best CEOs in Bay Area

MAY 20, 2013
SquareTrade Hosts Live Drop Test of Leading Cameras at B&H Super Store in Manhattan; Results Show Canon More Resilient to Accidental Damage than Nikon

MAY 9, 2013
SquareTrade Named Finalist in 2013 CTIA B!G Idea Awards

MAY 2, 2013
SquareTrade Recognized as Best Place to Work in Bay Area

APRIL 29, 2013
SquareTrade's Breakability Score Debuts as New Richter Scale for Device Danger – New Samsung S4 Rated a Dangerous 7 INFOGRAPHIC

APRIL 25, 2013
New Research Predicts 1 in 5 Americans Will Buy New Samsung S4 and Six Million Will Break It the First Year INFOGRAPHIC

APRIL 18, 2013
Former Carphone Warehouse Group Director and Geek Squad Europe CEO Joins Squaretrade

APRIL 11, 2013
SquareTrade Wins Shorty Award for Best Use of Social Media

APRIL 2, 2013
Amazon and Apple Veteran Joins SquareTrade as VP of Operations

MARCH 19, 2013
SquareTrade Selects Mullen San Francisco As First Advertising Agency-of-Record

MARCH 12, 2013
SquareTrade Moves into New Worldwide Headquarters in San Francisco

MARCH 5, 2013
SquareTrade Wins Stevie® Award for Customer Service Obsession

JANUARY 30, 2013
23 Million Americans Have Damaged Phones While Watching Sporting Events; Ravens Fans 14% More Likely to Fumble Phone than 49ers Fans INFOGRAPHIC

JANUARY 22, 2013
SquareTrade Announces Record Year in 2012 with 90% Growth and Global Expansion INFOGRAPHIC

JANUARY 17, 2013
Tech Data Now Offering SquareTrade Protection Plans

JANUARY 9, 2013
SquareTrade's 'True Customer Service' Approach Wins Money Award for Excellence

JANUARY 8, 2013
SquareTrade Shortlisted as Finalist for ICS UK Customer Satisfaction Awards 2013


DECEMBER 17, 2012
Asda Teams Up with SquareTrade to Launch a New Warranty for Electrical Items That Puts Customers First

DECEMBER 17, 2012
Study Reveals Smartphone Accidents Cost Brits £1.2bn

DECEMBER 13, 2012
SquareTrade Research Indicates Frequent Sex and Tattoos Adversely Affect iPhone Safety INFOGRAPHIC

DECEMBER 4, 2012
SquareTrade Expands Executive Team with Appointment of Michael Adler as CFO and Dina Furash as SVP of Strategic Partnerships

NOVEMBER 26, 2012
SquareTrade Releases Apple Versus Google Drop Test VIDEO

NOVEMBER 16, 2012
SquareTrade Unveils New Brand Identity

NOVEMBER 15, 2012
B&H Photo Video Pro-Audio and SquareTrade Partner to Help Customers Protect their Equipment from Drops, Spills and Accidental Damage

NOVEMBER 15, 2012
SquareTrade to Begin Offering Warranties at Tesco Stores

OCTOBER 16, 2012
New Research Reveals Surprising Accident Zones for iPhone Users INFOGRAPHIC

OCTOBER 3, 2012
SquareTrade Wins Top Awards for Outstanding Customer Service and Social Media

SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
SquareTrade Predicts Greater Durability for iPhone 5

SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
New Study Shows Damaged iPhones Cost Americans $5.9 Billion INFOGRAPHIC

AUGUST 15, 2012
How Many Times Have You Dropped Your iPhone or iPad?

JUNE 28, 2012
SquareTrade Awarded Gold Level American Business Awards Winner For Customer Service Department of the Year - Financial Services

MAY 9, 2012
SquareTrade Announces Jeff Stiefler as New Board Member

APRIL 3, 2012
SquareTrade Acquires TechForward's Guaranteed Buyback® Program

MARCH 14, 2012
SquareTrade's Research Finds Customers Report iPad 2 Damage 3.5 Times More Likely Than iPad 1

FEBRUARY 28, 2012
SquareTrade Wins Two Stevie® Awards for Excellence in Customer Service. Awards include 2012 People's Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite Customer Service and Gold Stevie® Award for Sales and Customer Service

FEBRUARY 1, 2012
SquareTrade hires Former Hotwire CMO

JANUARY 25, 2012
Bain Capital Leads $238 Million Growth Investment in SquareTrade

JANUARY 17, 2012
Sam's Club launches a New Approach to Mobile Phone Protection Plans Offering Extreme Value to Members

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FEBRUARY 14, 2013
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