October 21, 2016 09:44 ET

APMEX, Inc. Named eBay Top Seller for Art and Collectibles

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK--(Marketwired - October 21, 2016) - APMEX recently won the inaugural eBay Top Seller of the Year award for Arts and Collectibles at the 2017 eBay Planning Summit for Top Sellers. APMEX experienced 120 percent growth in sales from eBay over the last year and continues to raise the standards of eBay with quick shipping and a 99.8 percent positive feedback rating.

"Our journey with eBay has been a great experience and has allowed us to reach additional Precious Metal investors and collectors in a way we never thought possible," APMEX CEO Ken Lewis said. "We take pride in what we do and look forward to our continued success and our ongoing partnership with eBay."

The award was presented in eBay's new Main Street facility located in San Jose, Calif. by Hal Lawton, eBay Senior Vice President of North America, and Jay Hanson, eBay Vice President of Merchandising, Hard Goods North America. The 2017 eBay Planning Summit was held to discuss holiday preparations, as well as provide insight into what eBay is planning for future improvements to business initiatives.

"We are honored to receive this new award," APMEX Director of Online Marketplaces Patrick Yip said. "We enjoy working with Mark Flaa, Steve Oglethorpe and the rest of the eBay team on a daily basis and value the close relationship we have established with them. We were not expecting this award and are appreciative of this special recognition."

APMEX has one of the largest selections of Precious Metals on eBay, totaling close to 7,000 different products in stock and ready to ship to 21 countries. The award was a result of APMEX's dedication to innovation and focus on customer experience, as well as the company's adoption of tools, programs and opportunities to expand the Precious Metals marketplace on eBay.

About APMEX, Inc.

For more than 15 years, APMEX has been one of the nation's largest Precious Metals e-retailers. Boasting over $7.75 billion in transactions, APMEX was recently ranked the #1 Specialty E-Retailer and #42 out of 500 e-retailers by Internet Retailer Magazine. APMEX has the largest selection of bullion and numismatic items provided by a retailer, boasting more than 10,000 products. Product offerings include all U.S. Mint bullion such as Gold, Silver and Platinum American Eagle coins. APMEX also sells products from leading mints around the world including The Royal Mint, Perth Mint, Royal Canadian Mint and many others. APMEX is a member of the American Numismatic Association, the International Precious Metals Institute and the Industry Council for Tangible Assets. For additional information, visit or call (800) 375-9006.

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