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Allstate Rolling With Esurance

Northbrook, Ill.-based Allstate has owned online car insurance company Esurance for three months. The $1 billion acquisition puts it into the online insurance market dominated by GEICO and Progressive. Having an online insurance sales channel is critical because that's how people want to buy insurance these days. J.D. Power & Associates says agents write 90% of Allstate’s premiums. In the past three years, the percentage of people relying solely on online channels to obtain quotes has risen by more than 50%, to 23%, J.D. Power said.

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  1. Andrew Laine from Espanol Seguros, July 19, 2012 at 2:55 p.m.

    I agree that having an online insurance sales channel is critical. Another channel that is critical is the Hispanic market. Our Spanish insurance leads programs supplement bilingual insurance sales forces.

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