Industry News 4/16/2013

B$Z: X-1 Audio Expands Distribution

X-1 Audio Expands Distribution
EMS and Specialty Running Store Fit2Run

SAN DIEGO, Calif. –  X-1 Audio, Inc., the leader in waterproof and sweatproof headphones, expands its product line into Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) and  Fit2Run’s specialty running stores.

Andy Palmer, Vice President  of Sales X-1 Audio, Inc. stated, “Since launching the new brand and product line we have been very successfull with opening new retail doors.  We look to partner with leading retailers like Fit2Run and EMS in the endurance and outdoor space. And we are excited to extend our product availablity into local communities and tap into the loyal following of both these retailers.”

EMS, one of the nation's largest outdoor retailers specializing in outdoor gear, apparel, footwear, and accessories, with a strong presence in the east coast, will carry a variety of X-1 products in an array of locations.

Fit2Run, created from assessing the needs of area runners, provides both products and expertise to runners and walkers at every level.  Fit2Run will carry X-1 Audio products in all six of its Florida locations, including Tampa, Gainesville, Wellington, Sarasota, Orlando and St. Petersburg.

For more information on the EMS and Fit2Run stores and which X-1 Powered by H20 Audio products will be carried, please visit: http://www.ems.com or  http://www.fit2run.com.

For more information on X-1 Audio, please visit: http://www.x-1.com.

About X-1 Audio
Breaking the barriers of sound. Powered by H2O Audio technology, X-1 creates the most advanced audio solutions for athletes. With seven patents and over a decade of technological innovation, H2O Audio, Inc., the foremost leader in headphones, cases and accessories for aquatic athletes, has evolved to the next level as X-1. Designed for all athletes, X-1 offers audio solutions to harness the power of music regardless of sport or climate. For more information or to shop online, visit
www.X-1.com.

About EMS
Founded in 1967 by two New England rock climbers and based in Peterborough, New Hampshire, Eastern Mountain Sports is one of the nation's leading outfitters of outdoor gear, clothing, footwear and accessories with 65 retail stores in 12 states.  The Eastern Mountain Sports Climbing School was started in 1968, and currently has 4 major locations and 7 satellite locations throughout the East, making it the oldest and largest climbing school in the eastern U.S. More information is available at www.ems.com

About Fit2Run
Fit2Run is the runner’s superstore and was created from assessing the needs of area runners.  Athletes rely on their feet for performance.  Fit2Run is well positioned to provide both products and expertise to runners and walkers at every level.  The Fit2Run team has developed some incredibly innovative ways to help runners find the perfect shoe. Whether you are looking to improve your own personal performance in athletic competitions or just looking to take a more productive walk in the park, Fit2Run can help fit you with the products you need.