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Retail store Insurance in Illinois

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Smart insurance for retail store business in Illinois

NEXT is 100% dedicated to small businesses and the self-employed. We customize insurance for retail store business so you have the coverage you need to protect your business. Coverage packages often include:

  • General liability
  • Professional liability
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Commercial property
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Save up to 30% on retail store business insurance in Illinois

You can pay for your insurance monthly or annually and you can cancel instantly at any time.

We specialize in providing the right type of retail store insurance for small businesses in Illinois

NEXT is made for entrepreneurs, hustlers and retail store business owners in Illinois who like to stay covered and save money.
General Liability

General Liability

Bought by 95% of business owners like you
General liability insurance covers a wide range of retail store business accidents and basic risks. You’ll have financial protection if someone other than an employee gets hurt or you are held responsible for damaging property that doesn’t belong to you. It’s often required by clients and licensing agencies.
General Liability can help you pay for:
Medical payments
Property damage
Legal fees and judgments
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Professional Liability (e&o)

Professional Liability (e&o)

Bought by 80% of business owners like you
Professional liability insurance (also known as errors and omissions or indemnity insurance) helps you defend yourself and your retail store business if you’re accused of making a mistake that causes someone to lose money. It could help cover related expenses to defend yourself or address the problem.
Professional Liability (e&o) can help you pay for:
Legal defense costs
Legal judgments
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Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

For business owners who hire employees
Workers’ compensation insurance protects employees and retail store business owners from financial losses after a workplace injury or illness. It can help with reimbursing medical bills, rehabilitation costs, lost wages and other expenses.
Workers' Compensation can help you pay for:
Medical expenses
Lost wages
Employer liability
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Commercial Property

Commercial Property

For business owners who own or rent physical spaces
Commercial property insurance covers retail store business property, which can include the repairs, construction and related expenses if you own the building where you do business. And it can help you whether you lease space or own the property where you work.
Commercial Property can help you pay for:
Damaged equipment and inventory
Lost income
Operating expenses
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How much does insurance cost

How much does retail store insurance in Illinois cost?

retail store insurance costs vary based on the risks that your business faces, such as:

  • Where you work
  • The kind of work you do
  • Your payroll and the kinds of jobs your employees do

retail store business in Illinois typically pays about $13 each month for a business insurance policy.

You can save up to 30%, depending on the kind of work you do. More risky professions can expect to pay more.

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What does a retail store need insurance for in Illinois?

With business insurance from NEXT, you’ll have the protection you need to get your retail store business to the next level. Insurance can help you in many ways:

  • General liability coverage helps pay for damage to property that doesn’t belong to you.
  • Professional liability insurance helps you defend yourself if you’re accused of making a mistake that causes someone to lose money.
  • Workers’ compensation insurance can help cover medical bills and lost wages after a work-related injury. Workers’ comp coverage is usually required by law if you have employees.
  • Commercial property insurance can help with replacement or repair costs if your owned or leased property is damaged due to a covered event.
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Everything you want to know about Insurance

Frequently asked questions about retail store business insurance

Here are some of the most common questions we get about retail store business insurance. If you don’t find the answers you need here, our licensed, U.S.-based insurance advisors are standing by to help via online chat or phone.

Does NEXT Insurance offer retail store business insurance in Illinois?
Yes, NEXT Insurance offers tailored retail store business insurance in Illinois.
Does NEXT Insurance offer General Liability coverage for retail store business in Illinois?
Yes, NEXT Insurance offers General Liability, Professional Liability, Workers' Compensation, Commercial Property coverage for retail store business in Illinois.
How does business insurance protect retail stores?

Our retail store insurance packages are designed to protect your business from a variety of risks and help you save money to grow your business. You’ll be protected from financial losses related to:

Damage to someone’s property

The paint you sell on Amazon explodes in a customer’s bedroom, ruining the carpet and drapes. The general liability coverage in your insurance package would help pay for a replacement.

Accidents that hurt someone

A customer falls over backwards trying out a chair and breaks their arm. Your retail store general liability coverage would also come into play here by helping to pay for medical costs and legal fees.

Workplace injuries 

One of your employees falls off a step stool while restocking the upper shelves and badly twists their ankle, leaving them unable to work for several weeks. Workers’ compensation coverage can help cover medical bills and lost wages. Workers’ comp is usually required by law if you have employees. 

Injuries and damage involving your business vehicles

A hail storm leaves dents all over the roof of your work van. Commercial auto coverage will help pay for the repairs. This coverage is also usually required by law for business-owned vehicles. 

Damage to your property and inventory

All the inventory you had ready to go was vandalized overnight. Commercial property insurance can help with replacement or repair costs.

How can I get a certificate of insurance?

You’ll have instant access to your certificate of insurance 24/7 from your computer or mobile device when you purchase coverage with Next. There’s no waiting for anyone, no need to print anything and definitely no fax machines. If you’re a new or current Next Insurance customer, all you need to do is log in to your account and your Live Certificate delivers you the proof of insurance you need instantly, for free. You can easily share your COI with anyone via email, text message or a social media post. We provide unlimited certificates and you can also add an additional insured for free. If you decide to change your coverage, your certificate will be automatically updated. Find out more details about your certificate of insurance

What do I need to get an insurance quote online?

We keep it simple and straightforward so you can find the coverage that’s right for you within a few minutes. When you start a quote for insurance, we’ll ask you a few basic questions about your business, including: the kind of services you provide, the location of your office or where you plan to work, how many people you employ and how much you pay them and the number and type of vehicles you use for work.

How does the claims process work with NEXT Insurance?

  • If you’re a policyholder, you can file a claim any time by logging in to your account at www.nextinsurance.com and clicking the “File a claim” under the "About us" tab. You can expect a call from us shortly after you submit a claim to go over the details.
  • If you do not have a policy with us and are filing against one of our policyholders, you can head over to our website at www.nextinsurance.com, select “Help Center” under our “Support” tab, and under “Quick Actions for Customers” click where it says ”Not a policyholder and want to file a claim?”
  • If you cannot access your online account or would prefer to speak with an agent, call us at 855-222-5919 between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, Monday to Friday.

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