SOURCE: Perfume Bay, Inc.

October 26, 2006 13:30 ET

OC METRO: Jacquelyn Tran, O.C.'s Perfume Princess, Is Hot

In 2006, Nothing's Cooler Than the Hot 25

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 26, 2006 -- Jacquelyn Tran of Huntington Beach, President of Perfume Bay, has been named one of the OC METRO Magazine's 2006 Hottest 25 People of Orange County. Dubbed "Perfume Princess" by the OC METRO in the annual Hot 25 issue, Tran will be honored at a VIP reception this evening in Newport Beach, Calif.

"Thank you to OC METRO Magazine for including me among a group of such fascinating people, I am truly honored," said Tran. "It's a great feeling to be recognized for all of my hard work getting established in the business world."

Tran's vast knowledge of fragrance and beauty products has made her an industry expert. She has built Perfume Bay to be one of the Internet's most recognized and frequently visited beauty web sites. In July 2006, she was named in the top five of Inc. Magazine's "30 Hottest Entrepreneurs Under 30" feature that appeared in the July issue of the publication and online. Tran is a large supporter of the Y-ME Breast Cancer Organization. This October, she donated one percent of sales from Perfume Bay and her other web sites to Y-ME.

"The Hot 25 list is important in Orange County because of what it says about the growth and vitality of this community," noted Steve Churm, Publisher of Churm Publishing, Inc. and creator of the Hot 25. "I am continually amazed at the accomplished, innovative and charitable people who are selected for this honor."

Since 1990, OC METRO, the flagship magazine of Churm Publishing, has highlighted 25 individuals each year who have made a splash in one of the fastest-growing counties in Southern California. OC METRO published a special issue on Oct. 26 featuring profiles and photos of this year's Hot 25.

About OC METRO Magazine:

Since 1990 OC METRO Magazine has been a major source of business news and information in Orange County. With a readership of over 200,000 professionals and executives, OC METRO is widely respected for its in-depth reporting and stylish writing. Every two weeks, at more than 1,100 quality locations, OC METRO delivers the news active Orange County business people need to be successful in this ever-changing marketplace.

About Perfume Bay:

Perfume Bay (www.perfumebay.com) is one of the Internet's most recognized and frequently visited beauty web sites. With more than 800 unique brands, and new products added daily, including discontinued and hard-to-find items, and miniatures, customers have access to exceptional and secure online shopping, without leaving the comfort of their own home. In addition to thousands of fragrance and beauty products that can be purchased at affordable prices, Perfume Bay shoppers can find unique Web sections with in-depth product features, exclusive promotions and industry news.

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