We recently got our hands on some awesome new data from The NPD Group about the audio market and where JLab lands. Confirming something we were already confident of, JLab Audio is the fastest growing major headphone brand in the U.S.1 with the largest gain in distribution in June 20172.
This adds to our biggest year to date. Halfway through 2017 and we’ve already won numerous awards, grown in retail stores nationwide, found ourselves in a new corporate office four times the size of the previous, added more team JLab employees and ambassadors…and we’re not slowing down.
Here’s just a few awards and acknowledgments this year:
- 2x SDX B2C Brand of the Year Award Winner
- 4x ranked on the Inc.5000 list for small businesses
- 2x Best Places to Work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal
- CES 2017 Innovation Award for the Party Series Wireless Multiroom Bluetooth Speakers
- The Epic2 Bluetooth Wireless Sport Earbuds were named the Best Wireless Workout Headphones by The Verge and The Wirecutter.
- The Wirecutter named the JBuddies Studio Headphones the best corded safe listening headphones for kids with a volume regulator with a featured segment on NBC Nightly News.
- Won a Dealerscope IMPACT! Award for the Block Party Wireless Multiroom Bluetooth Speaker
- The Gravity Bluetooth Neckband Adaptor won a Best In Show award at CE Week
Now we’re hitting the seas and going international. With plans to spread the brand through Europe as an initial focus, then to other regions, JLab will be attending the IFA Berlin Show where we will showcase our top Bluetooth products and talk about some new ones.
We’re GOing global, and we’re exciting to spread the JLab love around the world!
1The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Retail Tracking Service, Stereo Headphones, June 2017 vs. June 2016, Based on dollar and unit sales. JLab Audio defines "major” as any headphone manufacturer selling over 200,000 units in June 2017.
2The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Retail Tracking Service, Stereo Headphones, June 2017 vs. June 2016, Based on Annual Industry Volume.