Beats headphones were once again the best-selling headphones of the year, capturing the No. 1 position for brands in terms of dollar share, according to The NPD Group. Perhaps adding insult to injury — for other headphones manufacturers, that is — Apple took the No. 2 spot.
Bose, Sony and Skullcandy followed in succession.
While Beats and Apple may be dominating, the headphones category continues to be a source of revenue growth for retailers — beyond products from just those two brands. Below are 10 companies eager to get a slice of the pie.