RowOne’s 2020 Relaunch Gets a Boost Fueled by New Deals with Best Buy, Next Level Distribution, and Nationwide Marketing Group

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(November 3, 2020) RowOne’s CEO, Todd Girdis, appears to have a magic touch. Not only has he managed to relaunch RowOne as a notable player in the home entertainment seating market, but he’s done so during a once-and-a-lifetime pandemic event. As the world spent February grappling with the spread of SARS-CoV-2, RowOne re-entered the market with a bold promise to ship orders direct to dealers within ten days of a sale. Fast forward to August, and that promise became a reality along with a “Last Mile Service” that delivers an order to a residence in 15-20 business days.

The success of RowOne’s relaunch has undoubtedly been substantial. In fact, it’s been significant enough to net an official recognition as “The Most Successful CE/CI Vendor Brand Launch of the Pandemic Year.” The company is now looking to further market penetration of its complete lineup of motion sofa and entertainment seating options.

Yesterday, RowOne bolstered its 2020 momentum by announcing three new industry deals, including an agreement with Nationwide Marketing Group and a distribution deal with Next Level Distribution. It also came to terms with Best Buy, inking a deal that lands its Galaxy II and Prestige models on display in 152 US-based Magnolia Home Theater showrooms. According to RowOne, additional Best Buy locations will be added in the future.

RowOne’s Best Buy relationship could be a game-changer for the company, attracting customers that may not typically visit custom install stores. Of course, this is also an opportunity for AV NIRVANA’s members to easily find and experience RowOne’s entry-level and step-up level models.

Todd Girdis commented on RowOne’s new Best Buy partnership: “Having been fully vetted to meet the stringent requirements of this #1 CI/CE retailer, we are very proud to be approved as a vendor partner. Best Buy offers the industry-leading CE/CI brands, and their Magnolia Home Theater staff are experts in technologies and trends.”

To learn about RowOne’s entire seating collection, visit rowoneht.com.https://rowoneht.com
 

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That's some seriously nice seating. Thankfully mine is still holding up very well. The main front center seat is the one most used, so I can swap it out with the others for a new seat all along.
 

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I agree. It looks great. What brand do you have, Sonnie?
 

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I agree. It looks great. What brand do you have, Sonnie
 

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I don't even remember. I got them from the guy who was a sponsor at HTS way back when. Roman? RTheaters? I think they are a common name. lol
 

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That’s who I bought from too... largely because he was the only seller with a seating configuration narrow enough to fit 5 across in my room. They work fine, but I’d love to have something super high quality :-)
 

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I guess he is out of business now.

It would be nice to rearrange my room a little and get my primary seating better located... maybe just have 3 seats in the entire room.

No doubt the RowOne's would be a whole lotta upgrade.
 

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He’s still there: rttheaters.com
 

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I thought about going 3 seats... but we’re a family Of four. So, that wouldn’t work. Had to get creative and he’s literally the only brand with seats narrow enough to achieve what I needed. I guess the next best option would have been an entertainment couch of sorts. That might be in my future, depending on how long the seats last!
 
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