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Commercial Insurance - Retail

Ayr Farmers Mutual Insurance Company Protects Homes, Farms, Businesses and Vehicles in Ayr, Ontario

As a retail business owner, you're used to serving your customers and ensuring their needs are met. Let us do the same for you with affordable Retail Insurance. We're here to help protect your business with comprehensive coverage, competitive rates, and strong knowledge of the retail industry.

Retail Insurance Policy Coverage

Our Retail Insurance program offers property, loss of income, crime and liability coverage for owners of:

  • Restaurants
  • Bakeries
  • Beauty parlours
  • Barber shops
  • Gift stores
  • Clothing stores
  • Many others

Advantages of our Retail Insurance Policy Coverage

Competitive Coverage & Rates

Our Retail Insurance coverage has been crafted by experts in the insurance industry that focus on your needs as a business owner at an affordable price.

Discounts for Commercial Buildings

We can help save you money on your Retail Insurance by offering some valuable loss prevention tips and preventative measures that can earn you a discount.

Strong Knowledge of the Retail Industry

Our network of Agents and Brokers know the retail industry well. Need some advice? We’re always happy to help.

Did You Know We Provide Certificates of Insurance?

You may be asked to provide proof of coverage from a customer, or for a specific job. Contact your Agent or Broker, and they will help you obtain the proper information required and provide you with an official Certificate of Insurance in a timely manner.

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Types of Coverage

  • Property Coverages
    • Building (if you are the owner of the building, we insure the physical structure(s) on the premises)
    • Contents (including stock and/or equipment usual to your business)
  • Ayr Farmers Mutual’s “Automatic Extensions of Coverage”

    Your policy will include 38 extra coverages free of charge for your operations. For the full list of included coverages, click here.
    This is unique to our company’s commercial products. The list is about 38 different ‘extra’ coverages that we provide free of charge.

  • Loss of Income Coverage

    If an insured loss causes your retail operation to temporarily shut down, we provide coverage (up to a certain limit) for lost income until repairs are complete.

  • Crime Coverage

    What if you or one of your employees has a deposit stolen while en-route to the bank? Our policies can provide some coverage for these types of unfortunate events.

  • Commercial General Liability Coverages

    These coverages are included with your Retail Insurance:

    Bodily Injury & Property Damage

    Coverage for injury to other people or damages caused to their property caused by your retail operations, products, and injuries that occur on your premises.

    Personal Injury and Advertising Liability

    The financial damages owed and cost to defend you in court when the advertisements produced by your retail operation cause others a loss or injury. (e.g., libel or slander)

    Medical Payments

    The medical related expenses related to an injury caused to another on your retail premises (rehabilitation costs, for example).

    Tenants Legal Liability

    Damages caused to the property of others while you are renting a location to operate your retail business.

    Non-Owned Automobile

    Can provide coverage for accidents involving the personal vehicles of your employees while using their vehicle for business purposes such as driving to the post office or picking up supplies.

  • Other Coverages

    These optional coverages may also be of interest to you:

    Sewer Backup

    Covers loss or damage to your commercial building and/or contents caused by the sudden and accidental leakage or escape of water from a sewer, septic tank, septic system, floor drain or sump pit.

    Earthquake

    Covers damages caused by an earthquake to your building and/or contents (including snow slide, ice slide, and landslide as a result of an earthquake).

    Equipment Breakdown

    The sudden and accidental failure of equipment resulting in physical damage. Covers the repair costs of the equipment.

    Commercial Auto

    If you own a vehicle that is primarily used in the operation of your retail business, you will need to insure that vehicle on a Commercial Auto Policy. A personal automobile policy does not include coverage for business operations.

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As a retail business owner, you're used to serving your customers and ensuring their needs are met. Let us do the same for you with affordable Retail Insurance, We're here to help protect your property and legal interests with comprehensive coverage, competitive rates, and strong knowledge of the rental income and strong knowledge of the retail industry.

***should Advantages messaging be edited - this is retail insurance, and messaging is about realty. 

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What does a Retail Insurance Policy cover?

Our Retail Insurance program offers property, loss of income, crime and liability coverage for owners of:

  • Restaurants 
  • Bakeries
  • Beauty parlours 
  • Barber shops 
  • Gift stores
  • Clothing stores
  • Many others

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Types of Coverage

The type of coverage you'll need depends on your business operations and circumstances. For example, do you have costly equipment you've invested in that could need repairs? What if someone is injured while on your retail premises? These should be considered when thinking about which coverage to invest in.

Property Coverages:

  • Building (if you are the owner of the building, we insure the physical structure(s) on the premises)
  • Contents (including stock and/or equipment usual to your business)

Ayr Farmers Mutual’s “Automatic Extensions of Coverage” (included)

Your policy will include 38 extra coverages free of charge for your operations. For the full list of included coverages, click here.
This is unique to our company’s commercial products. The list is about 38 different ‘extra’ coverages that we provide free of charge.

Loss of Income Coverage:

If an insured loss causes your retail operation to temporarily shut down, we provide coverage (up to a certain limit) for lost income until repairs are complete.

Crime Coverage:

What if you or one of your employees has a deposit stolen while en-route to the bank? Our policies can provide some coverage for these types of unfortunate events.

Commercial General Liability Coverages Included:

Bodily Injury & Property Damage - Coverage for injury to other people or damages caused to their property caused by your retail operations, products, and injuries that occur on your retail property’s premises.

Personal Injury and Advertising Liability - The financial damages owed and cost to defend you in court when the advertisements produced by your retail operation cause others a loss or injury. (example: Libel or Slander)

Medical Payments - The medical related expenses related to an injury caused to another on your retail premises (rehabilitation costs, for example).

Tenants Legal Liability - Damages caused to the property of others while you are renting a location to operate your retail business.

Non-Owned Automobile - Can provide coverage for accidents involving the personal vehicles of your employees while using their vehicle for business purposes such as driving to the post office or picking up supplies.

Other Coverages:

These optional coverages may also be of interest to you:

Sewer Backup - Covers loss or damage to your commercial building and/or contents caused by the sudden and accidental leakage or escape of water from a sewer, septic tank, septic system, floor drain or sump pit.

Earthquake - Covers damages caused by an earthquake to your building and/or contents (including snowslide, iceslide, and landslide as a result of an earthquake).

Equipment Breakdown - the sudden and accidental failure of equipment resulting in physical damage. Covers the repair costs of the equipment.

Commercial Auto - if you own a vehicle that is primarily used in the operation of your retail business, you will need to insure that vehicle on a Commercial Auto Policy. A personal automobile policy does not include coverage for business operations.

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What are the advantages of our Commercial Retail Program? 

Competitive Coverage & Rates - Our Realty policy coverage has been crafted by experts in the insurance industry that focus on your needs as a rental and income property owner at an affordable price.

Discounts for commercial buildings - We can help save you money on your realty insurance policy by offering some valuable loss prevention tips and preventative measures that can earn you a discount.

***Revised to retail from rental and income messaging:*** Strong Knowledge of the retail industry - Our network of agents and brokers know the retail industry well. Need some advice? We’re always happy to help.

4. Retail Insurance (Commercial)

About our Retail Insurance Program:

Our Retail Insurance program offers property, loss of income, crime, and liability coverage for owners of: -Restaurants and bakeries, Beauty parlours and barber shops, Gift stores, clothing stores, and many others!

Property Coverages:

Building (if you are the owner of the building, we insure the physical structure(s) on the premises) Contents (including stock and/or equipment usual to your business)

Ayr Farmers Mutual’s “Automatic Extensions of Coverage” (included)

Your policy will include 38 extra coverages free of charge for your operations. For the full list of included coverages, click here.
This is unique to our company’s commercial products. The list is about 38 different ‘extra’ coverages that we provide free of charge.

Loss of Income Coverage:

If an insured loss causes your retail operation to temporarily shut down, we provide coverage (up to a certain limit) for lost income until repairs are complete.

Crime Coverage:

What if you or one of your employees has a deposit stolen while en-route to the bank? Our policies can provide some coverage for these types of unfortunate events.

Commercial General Liability Coverages Included:

Bodily Injury & Property Damage - can provide coverage for injury to other people or damages caused to their property caused by your retail operations, products, and injuries that occur on your retail property’s premises.
Personal Injury and Advertising Liability - the financial damages owed and cost to defend you in court when the advertisements produced by your retail operation cause others a loss or injury. (example: Libel or Slander)
Medical Payments - the medical related expenses related to an injury caused to another on your retail premises (rehabilitation costs, for example).
Tenants Legal Liability - damages caused to the property of others while you are renting a location to operate your retail business.
Non-Owned Automobile - can provide coverage for accidents involving the personal vehicles of your employees while using their vehicle for business purposes such as driving to the post office or picking up supplies.

Other Coverages that may be of interest to you:

Sewer Backup - covers loss or damage to your commercial building and/or contents caused by the sudden and accidental leakage or escape of water from a sewer, septic tank, septic system, floor drain or sump pit.
Earthquake - covers damages caused by an earthquake to your building and/or contents (including snowslide, iceslide, and landslide as a result of an earthquake).
Equipment Breakdown - the sudden and accidental failure of equipment resulting in physical damage. Covers the repair costs of the equipment.
Commercial Auto - if you own a vehicle that is primarily used in the operation of your retail business, you will need to insure that vehicle on a Commercial Auto Policy. A personal automobile policy does not include coverage for business operations.

Advantages of our commercial realty program

Competitive Coverage & Rates - our Realty policy coverage has been crafted by experts in the insurance industry that focus on your needs as a rental and income property owner at an affordable price.
Discounts for commercial buildings - we can help save you money on your realty insurance policy by offering some valuable loss prevention tips and preventative measures that can earn you a discount.
Strong Knowledge of the rental & income property industry - our network of agents and brokers know the rental industry well. Some own rental properties themselves. Need some advice? We’re always happy to help.

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