From: Vision Magazine
It was 1898—fewer than half of the homes in the Unites States had electricity and the top-of-the-fold news for most citizens was the Spanish American War.
It was also the year James Cox purchased the Dayton Daily News, beginning what would eventually become Cox Enterprises. Over the next 120 years, the company would grow from a single newspaper to one of the largest media companies in the nation, eventually diversifying into the automotive and telecommunications industries.
Fast-forward to 2019. With annual revenues of $21 billion, business at Cox is still going strong and includes new business initiatives in the cleantech, health care and esports sectors.
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