IBISWorld’s Procurement Research Reports cover thousands of indirect purchasing lines. Our data and analysis help you strategically engage and negotiate with suppliers and give you the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives. IBISWorld’s Product Warranty Insurance procurement research provides price trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions all intended to give your company leverage during the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Product Warranty Insurance - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2016, premiums for product warranty insurance have been increasing about 1.0 percentage point to 20.8% of the insured product's cost, offsetting buyer power somewhat. Fortunately for buyers, annual fluctuations in premiums have been stable during this period due to robust competition among suppliers. In particular, insurers have been deterred from raising premiums too...

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Product Warranty Insurance - Total Cost of Ownership

Product warranty insurance entails a low total cost of ownership. Buyers are not responsible for many fees outside of the premium for their policy, so they can expect to pay less than 50.0% of the benchmark price per year for additional costs. In some cases, buyers may be required to pay a deductible for a replacement product depending on the terms of their contract. Typically, a policy with...

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of product warranty insurance. Product warranty insurance policies serve as an extended warranty on the products for which they are purchased. Product warranty insurance is also often referred to as a product protection plan or service contract. These policies may be offered by the same retailer or manufacturer from which the product is purchased or by a specialized third-party provider. Product warranty insurance terms vary in length and coverage. This report excludes more comprehensive types of property insurance, such as building and contents insurance.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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