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Retail store Insurance in South Carolina

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Retail store insurance in South Carolina tailored for your business

NEXT customizes insurance for small businesses, including retail store business. We help business owners get covered in about 10 minutes online. And you’ll have 24/7 access to services. Insurance packages can be customized to include:

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

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

Find the right retail store business insurance in South Carolina

We have all the business insurance you might need for your retail store business in South Carolina. And you save up to 10% when you combine coverage.
General Liability

General Liability

Bought by 95% of business owners like you
General liability insurance provides financial protection if an accident happens at your retail store business, such as a customer injury or damages to someone’s property. It also provides coverage if you have to defend an accusation of libel or slander.
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 is designed to provide protection to your retail store business from unexpected expenses if you’re accused of a professional mistake, such as a customer saying you didn’t complete a job on time and wants you to pay for financial losses.
Professional Liability (e&o) can help you pay for:
Legal defense costs
Legal judgments
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Commercial Auto

Commercial Auto

For business owners who own or drive vehicles
Whether your car is essential for your daily operations or a vehicle you only occasionally use for work, you need a commercial auto insurance policy customized for your retail store business. Most states require that your business-owned vehicles are insured for certain types of accidents with commercial auto coverage.
Commercial Auto can help you pay for:
Medical expenses
Collision repairs
Rental reimbursement
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Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

For business owners who hire employees
Workers’ compensation insurance can help pay for medical care and lost wages after a workplace injury. It’s almost always required if your retail store business has employees. Choose business owner’s coverage with your policy to protect yourself.
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 is one of the most common types of small business insurance retail store owners buy because of the different types of coverage it offers. It helps with replacement or repair costs if property is stolen or damaged due to a covered event, such as a burst water pipe, fire or vandalism.
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 should a retail store in South Carolina expect to pay for insurance?

Your retail store insurance costs in South Carolina will be tailored to your business. Several factors will impact the price you pay, including:

  • Your claims history
  • How high you set your limits
  • Your work experience
  • How many people you employ

A retail store in South Carolina usually pays about $13  each month for a business insurance policy.

With coverage built for more than 1,300 small business professions, NEXT offers you the right small business insurance at the right price, no matter what you do.

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What does a retail store need insurance for in South Carolina?

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 auto coverage will help pay for collision and other driving-related damage.
  • 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 South Carolina?
Yes, NEXT Insurance offers tailored retail store business insurance in South Carolina.
Does NEXT Insurance offer Commercial Auto coverage for retail store business in South Carolina?
Yes, NEXT Insurance offers General Liability, Professional Liability, Commercial Auto, Workers' Compensation, Commercial Property coverage for retail store business in South Carolina.
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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