-- Performance-Enhancing Wireless Headphone Created in a Signature Pink for Susan
G. Komen; Part of All Sales Will Be Donated to Help Find a Cure for Breast Cancer--
Kleinburg, Ontario, May 29, 2013—Denon Electronics, a premier manufacturer
of high-quality home and personal audio products, announces it is partnering with
Susan G. Komen® in the fight against breast cancer. Denon®, the official Komen headphone
partner, will offer a new special edition Susan G. Komen Exercise Freak In-Ear Headphone.
Available in the signature pink of Komen, $12.30 from the sale of each set of headphones
will benefit Komen and Denon has committed to a minimum guarantee of $50,000.
“We are excited about the commitment Denon has made to the fight against breast
cancer. These new special edition headphones will help fund innovative research
to find the cures for this disease,” said Dorothy Jones, VP of Marketing at Komen.
“In addition, by sponsoring five Komen Affiliate Race for the Cure events across
the country, Denon is supporting local communities, touching the lives of families
who are currently facing breast cancer.”
Like all Denon Exercise Freak headphones, the new Komen edition is super-lightweight,
sweat-proof, and wireless; engineered to help users perform at their peak while
enjoying their favorite music and taking calls. They also feature Denon’s signature
sound quality and the Denon Sport mobile app which totally enhances the users experience.
The Susan G. Komen Exercise Freak In-Ear Headphones will be available in June for
$169 at selected Denon dealers.
“Komen is the world’s leading light in the battle against breast cancer. It’s an
honor and a privilege for Denon to join forces with this great organization to help
empower women and energize the science to find a cure to this devastating disease,”
said Petro Shimonishi, senior global product manager for Denon Headphones. “At Denon
we believe music has the power to enhance and motivate your workout performance.
Exercise Freak wireless headphones were created specifically to help people achieve
their very best. With this special edition, people will now be able to combine their
personal workout efforts with their desire to support a truly worthy cause, giving
hope and much-needed assistance to so many women and their families around the world.”
Denon has committed to help sponsor five Komen Race for the Cure events (5K runs
and fitness walks) held in 2013/2014 with these Komen affiliates: Komen South Florida
(West Palm Beach), Komen Greater New York City, Komen Chicagoland Area, Komen Denver
Metro, and Komen Central Valley (Fresno, California). The headphones will be present
at each of the Races.
The Exercise Freak is part of Denon’s new family of headphones, featuring groundbreaking
lifestyle-specific smartphone applications, all of which are engineered from the
ground up to Sound Like You™, Move Like You, Fit Like You. Denon’s new Exercise
Freak headphones are compatible with all Bluetooth devices and include anti-microbial
ear tips (S, M, & L sizes) and a micro USB charging cable (for charging the battery).
All Denon Headphones are engineered with the same passion for quality and superior
audio performance that Denon has applied for over 100 years to make superior audio
products. Denon develops and engineers each of its advanced headphone products by
carefully crafting personal listening and style solutions. To create its widely
varied headphone family- Exercise Freak, Urban Raver, Globe Cruiser, Music Maniac,
and Classic Denon listened to consumers. The result is a new type of headphone line
that not only delivers a perfect fit but also includes differentiated feature sets,
specialized design elements and the groundbreaking integrated application suites
to suit each individual lifestyle and listening preference. Simply put, Denon Headphones
are engineered to Sound like you, fit like you, and move like you, so you can feel
the music like never before.
About Denon Electronics
Denon is a world leader in the manufacture of the highest-quality home theater,
audio and software products. Denon is recognized internationally for innovative
and groundbreaking products and has a long history of technical innovations, including
the development and groundbreaking commercialization of pulse-code modulation (PCM)
digital audio. Denon Electronics is owned by D&M Holdings, Inc.
About D+M Group
D+M Group is a global company dedicated to enhancing life through inspired sound
solutions delivered anytime, anywhere. With a strong belief that “Performance is
everything,” D+M is focused on innovation to meet the needs of customers in an increasingly
digital world. Serving the consumer, professional and automotive markets, D+M Group
brands include Allen & Heath, Boston Acoustics®, Calrec Audio, Denon®, Denon DJ,
Denon Professional, Marantz®, Marantz Professional, and Premium Sound Solutions.
Headquartered in Mahwah, New Jersey, D+M Group has approximately 2,000 employees
worldwide, with products and services marketed in more than 45 countries. D+M Group
is a Bain Capital portfolio company.
All product and brand names with a trademark symbol (except Susan G. Komen which
is a registered trademark of the Susan G. Komen Breast Caner Foundation, Inc.) are
trademarks or registered trademarks of D+M Holdings, Inc., or its subsidiaries.
About Susan G. Komen®
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Suzy, she would do everything in her
power to end breast cancer. Today, Susan G. Komen® works to end breast cancer in
the U.S. and throughout the world by investing more than $750 million in breast
cancer research and $1.5 billion in community outreach programs over the past 30
years; providing funding to help low-income and uninsured women get screened and
get treatment; advocating for cancer research and outreach programs; and working
globally in more than 30 countries. Visit komen.org.Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter
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