PERIOD PACKS™ Ranks as Leading Mom-Owned Business

North Andover, Mass. Gift Box Company Earns Top 100 Slot in StartupNation’s Annual Competition
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. - May 7, 2014 - PRLog -- Period Packs, Inc., a Massachusetts-based theme gift box company which aims to bring a sense of celebration and understanding about the onset of menstruation, has been ranked among a prestigious list of the nation’s top mom-owned businesses. Announced today, Period Packs was selected from thousands of mom-owned businesses competing in StartupNation’s 2014 Top 100 Leading Moms in Business competition.

According to StartupNation, hundreds of thousands of votes were cast in the annual competition, and this year’s flurry of support for the 2014 Top 100 contestants was no exception.  America once again demonstrated immense interest in moms building businesses who also tend to their families. “With startup rates at an all-time high, these moms are leading the pack in startup rates,” says Rich Sloan, chief startupologist and co-founder of StartupNation. “They’re going after their business opportunities and developing their innovative products and services with fervor,” Sloan adds.

Period Packs delivers unique gift boxes filled with fun and functional products to bridge the conversation between parents/caregivers and the special young ladies in their lives.  Leveraging these uniquely-designed gift boxes that contain everything from chocolate-flavored lip gloss and salty snacks to feminine hygiene products and a period tracking chart, Period Packs’ family of gift boxes serve as a supportive catalyst to an awkward and sometimes uncomfortable topic of discussion.

“We are absolutely thrilled to be in the company of so many superior mom-owned businesses from around the country, but equally as proud to learn of our highly supportive demographic of clients and fans who recognize the value in what we do,” said Wendy Bulawa Agudelo, chief maxi of Period Packs, Inc.  “Our hearts are filled with appreciation--which will fuel us to further build upon what Period Packs has already accomplished to date.”

The 2014 Top 100 Leading Moms in Business ranking highlights some of the dominant trends, motivations and attributes among moms in business. They include:

·         A great eye for providing attractive discounts, coupons, savings and value, all especially important to consumer moms of the recession era.

·         A likelihood to develop innovative products and solutions to address the challenging maze of motherhood within an environment that demands resourcefulness.

·         Conscience-driven business, where “doing well” is just fine, but the real rush comes from doing good.

·         Sustainable solutions and responsible business practices.

·         Making the most of social media for business benefit – a near birthright for the socially adept mom.

The full results of the 2014 Leading Moms in Business ranking are available on StartupNation’s website at and Period Pack’s winning profile (#76) can be found at:

About StartupNationStartupNation ( provides over 100,000 pages of business advice and networking for entrepreneurs and serves millions of entrepreneurs annually. StartupNation is a service founded by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs with the intention of providing a one-stop shop for entrepreneurial success, including  articles, community forums, blogs from a host of experts, radio show, award-winning step-by-step advice, and more. StartupNation co-founders, Rich Sloan and Jeff Sloan, are two of the country’s leading small business experts. The Sloan brothers speak frequently at entrepreneurial forums and recently hosted a Public Television special helping people transform their passions into business opportunities. They are authors of StartupNation: Open for Business, published by Doubleday. The Sloan brothers are regularly quoted and featured in media such as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fortune Small Business, Entrepreneur Magazine, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, FOX News and many others.

About Period Packs, Inc.

Ranked as a Top 100 Leading Moms in Business (StartupNation /2014), Period Packs™ ( specializes in theme gifts for young ladies entering menses and postnatal mothers. Based in Massachusetts, the company was founded by a mom with a mission to ‘welcome young ladies to womanhood.’ Through a series of uniquely designed gift boxes, Period Packs brings a sense of celebration and understanding about the onset of menses. The company strives to educate woman about global female-focused news through its blog, Pack Talk, and also offers gifts for girls in need via its Pink Packs program. For more information about Period Packs, visit

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Chief Maxi, Wendy Agudelo

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