Allstate Broadens Consumer Protection at SquareTrade

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Allstate Corporation (ALL) has agreed to acquire PlumChoice, a leading provider of cloud and technical support services to consumers and small businesses, in a $30 million deal. The privately held company, headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, will become part of SquareTrade, Allstate’s provider of protection plans for mobile phones, consumer electronics and appliances. PlumChoice offers an innovative platform to provide support solutions to customers needing help with setup, connectivity, internet of things (IoT) devices and cloud services.