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August 25, 2009

Beauty Encounter Named to Inc. Magazine’s 5,000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America

Beauty and fragrance e-tailer recognized for a second year in a row by national business magazine

Huntington Beach, Calif. (August 25, 2009)- Beauty Encounter (, the e-tailer featuring all things beauty and specializing in hard-to-find niche products, has been included for a second year in a row on the 2009 Inc. Magazine 5,000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies in America.

This year, Beauty Encounter ranks 4,579 on the list. The Inc. 5,000 is ranked according to the percentage revenue growth from 2005 through 2008, among other areas of business growth. The highly anticipated list represents the most comprehensive look at one of the most important segments of the economy- America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs.

“We are honored to be among the most successful private businesses in America, joining the Inc. 5,000 a second year,” said President and CEO Jacquelyn Tran. “The Inc. 5,000 provides the entrepreneurial community with an important measurement to gauge success.”

Tran added “Beauty Encounter’s success is contingent on our unique product selection, exceptional customer service, and engaging web features. As a result, we have experienced solid growth each year.”

Beauty Encounter, launched in 1999, has evolved into one of the Web’s most successful beauty e-tailers. With more than 1,000 designer brands, the Web site is best known for its deep product selection and specialty of discontinued favorites— all at nicely discounted prices. Beauty Encounter also serves as a beauty resource for consumers, offering features, techniques, and tips through its expert section, At the Counter and blog, Behind the Counter.

About Beauty Encounter
Beauty Encounter offers consumers an exceptional range of hard-to-find, international and specialty products including men’s and women’s fragrances, skincare, cosmetics, hair care, and beauty accessories. With more than 1,000 unique brands and new products added daily, customers have access to exceptional customer service and secure on-line shopping. In addition to thousands of beauty products that can be purchased at affordable prices, Beauty Encounter shoppers find unique sections with tips, trends and techniques.