Why do Arkansas Business journalists love the end of the year? Because not only is there a week off of paid vacation around Christmas and New Year’s Day, but we all get a chance to do what we love: make top 10 lists!
The latest double issues of Arkansas Business and the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal are chock full of long looks back at The Year That Was. Here’s a round-up of our end-of-the-year round-ups:
Arkansas Business’ Top 10 Business Stories of the Year include the recession, CEO turnover at Arkansas public companies, a major bankruptcy, the Arkansas lottery and peace in the northwest.
Feeling extra-nostalgic and super-meta? Take a longer look back at the decade in Arkansas business news by rounding up our last nine “Top 10 Business Stories of the Year” round-ups.
Any way you slice it, things sucked in usually booming northwest Arkansas. The Northwest Arkansas Business Journal looks at the Best & Worst of 2009 in Benton and Washington counties.
Google Analytics shows us the most-read business stories on ArkansasBusiness.com. Yep, it was that kind of year.
Quotable quotes: Some people said some sorta amusing things, and we wrote them down. The Top 10 Quotes of 2009.
Jeff Hankins takes a look back at lessons learned in 2009 (link fixed). Two things to note: social media is major traffic driver and Arkansas Business is 13 percent higher than it was five years ago.