Exploring Life & Business with Angela Romero of Wholesale Makeup


I am Colombian, I arrived in the USA in 1997. In the first years, I did work such as cleaning houses, babysitting, bartending, etc. In 2010 I was fired from my sales job at a liquidation company. A month later I opened my own company in the same field, I started from scratch with very little money

Publish date: APRIL 4 2024

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CentralCloseout.com turns liquidations of cosmetics into big sales


Special to the Miami Herald

The company and its products: CentralCloseout.com is an online wholesale business that buys large volumes of cosmetics and hair and skin products from retail store closeouts, liquidations and overstocked stores and sells them to other wholesalers in the U.S. and overseas, particularly in Central and South America. It also buys products directly from manufacturers and distributors

Publish date: 24 de enero de 2021

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How These 5 Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Living the American Dream


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Between cultural differences and language barriers, getting ahead can be hard in a foreign country, but these immigrants are excelling.

Publish date: Septiembre de 2016

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Supplies inventory from store closeouts, liquidation, overstocks and customer returns from all United States-based department stores.

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From Selling Clothes Out of a Suitcase to Running a $4.2 Million Company


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Angela Romero came to the U.S. from Cali, Colombia, in 1997. She got her start selling clothing out of a suitcase to fellow students in her business administration classes. Today, she runs CentralCloseout.com, a wholesale inventory supplier, with 12 employees, a 17,000-square-foot warehouse and an international clientele.

Publish date: Diciembre de 2015

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The 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Led Companies in America


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CEO: Angela Romero
Inc. 5000 Rank: 177
2014 Revenue: $4.2 million
3-Year Growth Rate: 2,357 percent

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Top Latino Entrepreneurs Recount Trials and Triumphs of Starting Up in the U.S.


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Some of the top Latino founders on the Inc. 5000 chimed in on how overcoming language barriers and prejudice has helped them become better business owners. Angela Romero, CEO of Hollywood, Florida-based merchandise liquidator CentralCloseout.com, credits much of her business savvy to skills she picked up in her home country. She learned how to negotiate and not take no for an answer while fending for herself as a single woman in Colombia before moving to the U.S. in 1997. She says that helped her immensely after she took the helm at her own business in South Florida in 2010.

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Good deals: At merchandise liquidators, buyers find more for less

By: Miami Herald

With its access to international sea and airports, South Florida has quietly become a launching pad for such companies. Among them is Hollywood-based CentralCloseouts.com, which sells small quantities of health and beauty products to retailers overseas that can’t afford to buy hundreds of items. And at Miami’s Gomez Ossa International, which resells clothing in Central and South America, profits have doubled for several years in a row, company buyer Irene Gomez said.

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What’s Better Than Deals? Deals By: The Truckload

By: Keith Liles

Killer Startups

Today I’ve been introduced to Central Closeout merchandise liquidators. CentralCloseout.com is a wholesale supplier of store closeouts, liquidations, overstocks, and customer returns. Basically, they source the merchandise that others companies have too much of, want to move to make space for new inventory, or can no longer use. Then they pass along both savings and opportunities to make money thanks to having scooped up great deals in large quantities.

Publish date: Agosto de 2014

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National Association of Professional Women

Angela Romero

My name is Angela Romero.
My professional title is Owner/CEO at www.centralcloseout.com and www.cosmeticosalpormayor.com My skills and areas of expertise include Entrepreneur, overseeing all of the operations of the business, outstanding communication with clients and employees building relationship.

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A+ Rating Better Business Burea

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