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"AcousticSheep" Headphone Store Expands, Relocates to Erie

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A new business in Erie called "AcousticSheep" hosted an open house on Saturday, celebrating the opening of their new location at 2005 Peninsula Drive. The company sells headband-style headphones specifically for sleeping and working out.

The seven-year-old company started out in Bellefonte, PA, and has been doubling its sales every year. "AcousticSheep" outgrew their old location and relocated their headquarters and warehouse to Erie, also adding 15 jobs to the area.

Their original product is the "SleepPhone,"designed to help with insomnia and second hand snoring. Responding to demand, AcousticSheep recently launched the "RunPhone," designed with a moisture-wicking material and to be used while working out.

 "We've won several awards at the international consumer electronics show. I've also won some awards as an entrepreneur inventing this product that's really gone worldwide, so "SleepPhones" and "RunPhones" are sold all over the world now in over two-dozen countries," said Wei-Shin Lai, the inventor and CEO of AcousticSheep, who co-owns the company with her husband, Jason Wolfe.

The headband headphones come in a version with a headphone jack, which retails at $40, and a bluetooth model, while the bluetooth model costs $99.

The product is also available on Amazon.com. More information about the headphones can be found at www.sleepphones.com and www.runphones.com.

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