Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 04, 2011
Online sports memorabilia e-retailer, SportsMemorabilia.com, was recently named to the 2011 Internet Retailer 500 list in two categories. With projected sales of $16 million in 2011, company executives Jesse Stein, Stefan Tesoriero and Mike Gallucci have transformed a small website, purchased in 2006, into one of the fastest growing e-retailers in the sports memorabilia market.
SportsMemorabilia.com, an online sports memorabilia e-retailer with more than 300,000 pieces of sports history for sale, was recently named to the Internet Retailer Second 500 List for 2011. SportsMemorabilia.com was purchased in 1996 by a private memorabilia collector. The domain was later purchased in 2006 and transformed into one of the most sought after e-retailers for sports collectables. Co-founders of the company include Jesse Stein, Non-Executive Chairman, Stefan Tesoriero, CEO, and Mike Gallucci, Vice President. Jesse Stein is a Wharton graduate with a career background in online marketing, having founded and sold multiple Internet-based ventures. Stefan Tesoriero has a successful history with Major League Soccer and Soccer United Marketing. Mike Gallucci brings a business development and entrepreneurial background to the team. Together the team of sports fans and businessmen have consistently met and exceeded company projections. SportsMemorabilia.com achieved sales of $8.6 million in 2010. Projected sales for 2011 have nearly doubled to $16 million.
In a $2 billion market, SportsMemorabilia.com and Jesse Stein are thrilled to be honored with inclusion in the Internet Retailer 500 List. The company placed 594th in the Sporting Goods category and 14th in Top 500 Merchandising category.
SportsMemorabilia.com specializes in licensed and autographed memorabilia. The website was established with one end goal in mind: to become the Internet's most popular shop for sports memorabilia. All items are guaranteed 100% authentic. Together with Jesse Stein, Stefan Tesoriero and Mike Gallucci, the team of sports fans and interactive-marketing experts strive to continue providing world-class customer service and unique sports memorabilia.
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