Cincinnati Business Courier: News, Jobs, Best Places To Work, Top 40, Under 40 Lists
The popular American City Business Journals is actually an American newspaper chain that is based in Charlotte, in North Carolina. It is owned by Advance Publications, and has a range of media (which includes 40 superb primary metropolitan weekly publications that reach 4 million readers with business community related news). It also has The Business Journals (which actually has daily news from those newspapers and other business news and information).
Not just business, but also controls the Street and Smith’s Sport Group (which publishes motorsports periodicals including ‘populars’ like SportsBusiness Journal, five sports annuals, and so on. Definitely, The American City Business Journals is the United States’ leading publisher of NASCAR illustrated and scencedaily.com.
The company also publishes certain specialty publications (which include a high-tech business newspaper, a law journal, and even Hemming Motors News. And it’s interesting to know that in 2009, American City Business Journals took over management of portfolio.com (a website that is said to be formerly associated with the now-defunct Conde Nast Portfolio.
American City Business Journals was founded by Mike Russell. The president and CEO of the company is Whitney Shaw. Actually, Whitney Shaw was previously senior vice president of ACBJ and president of its sports-publishing division. He actually succeeds his father Ray Shaw. Ray Shaw was the chairman and CEO of the company for 25 years. Ray (the company’s chairman from 1989 until his death in 2009) bought a controlling interest along with a partner in 1989 (selling it to Advance Publications in 1995). It was on records that Russell who suggested Shaw buy the entire company rather than just a few journals. And under the leadership of Ray Shaw, the company is said to move from Kansas City in Missouri to Charlotte in North Carolina (and superbly increased the number of its publications.
The Business Journals is actually the online media division of American City Business Journals which operates websites for each of the company’s 40 print business journals (including its first web-only local business news and information site for Los Angeles, in California).
This site contains local business news that’s from around the nation. It is updated throughout the day (along with an archive that is said to contain more than 2 million Columbus business news articles that are published since 1996). Interestingly, The Business Journals’ sites have more than four million unique visitors each month.
The Business Journal newspapers have an annual list that is complied and published by them, known as The Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 (Forty Under 40 Award). The essence is to list the 40 most successful entrepreneurs under the age of 40. And, the 40 are usually nominated from within individual areas in range of the local business journal’s publication.
The Business Environment In Cincinnati: Best Places To Work in Cincinnati
Truthfully, in addition to having a great idea for a product or business model, finding the right location can actually make or break a new business. And one company called WalletHub actually ranked the best and worst cities to start a business. They cities’ access to resources and business environment to rank the top 150 most populated cities in the United States of America. And wow, Cincinnati ranked in the top 50. Not only that, it is also considered the third best city in Ohio to start a business. It ranked 44th overall and was also ranked in the access to resources category (and also 76th in the business environment category). Also, other cities that were in Ohio that were on the list is Columbus (13h), Akron (they ranked 74), and Cleveland (they ranked 82).
In a list of major companies and organizations in Greater Cincinnati, through corporate or even subsidiary headquarters (or through significant operational and employment presence near Cincinnati in Ohio, USA); altogether nine Fortune 500 companies and fifteen Fortune 1000 companies have headquarters in the Cincinnati area, with just nine Fortune 500 company headquarters in the area, the region ranks in the United States Top 10 markets for number of Fortune 500 headquarters per million residents (higher than New York, Boston, Chicago and even Los Angeles). And In addition to Fortune 500 headquarters, 400 Fortune 500 companies are said to have a presence in Cincinnati. It is surprising to know that Cincinnati has three Fortune Global 500 companies (three of the five Global 500 companies in the state of Ohio)
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