Beauty Encounter Named in 2012 Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide

Beauty and fragrance e-tailer recognized for sixth year by largest publisher in e-commerce

May 15, 2012, 06:00 ET from Beauty Encounter

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Beauty Encounter (, the e-tailer featuring all things beauty and specializing in hard-to-find niche products, has been included for the sixth consecutive year on Internet Retailer's Top 500. The Top 500 Guide is the most comprehensive analysis of North America's 500 largest e-retailers based on annual web sales.

This year, Beauty Encounter ranks 411 on the list and 22 in Health and Beauty. The guide is created based on online sales, researched by Internet Retailer and confirmed by retailers. The report includes company financial, operational and performance data, as well as vendors in key categories.

"It is an outstanding achievement to be included for another year on the Top 500 list," said President and CEO Jacquelyn Tran. "This honor is a testament to all the hard work and dedication put forth by all our employees every day as well as our customers who continue to support us."

Launched in 1999, Beauty Encounter has focused on customer satisfaction from the beginning, even being recognized by STELLAService for excellence in customer service, and strives to continuously provide customers with a vast inventory filled with diversity. The site has become one of the Web's most successful beauty e-tailers, specializing in hard-to-find and specialty products - all at nicely discounted prices.

About Internet Retailer
Published by Chicago-based Vertical Web Media LLC, Internet Retailer is a monthly national business magazine that is at the core of the leading retail information web site, an e-commerce conference and four directories that serve the retailing community. Internet Retailer's subscribers and monthly web readers represent senior executives primarily from retail chains, independent stores, catalogs, virtual merchants and brand name manufacturers. Internet Retailer's circulation represents the largest multichannel readership base of any retailing magazine.

About Beauty Encounter
Beauty Encounter offers consumers an exceptional range of hard-to-find, international and specialty products including men's colognes, women's perfumes, skincare, cosmetics, hair care, and beauty accessories. With more than 1,100 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.

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