10 Most Eminent Business Magazines In The World

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Updated on 5 Apr, 2018 at 5:04 pm


Ever since the world started riding high on the economic boom, countless business magazines have come into existence. True to their commitment, these magazines spots, analyzes and reports the present trends, conducts industry surveys and predicts who is going to dominate the corporate field. We list here ten most eminent business magazines that are adored by global users.

1. Barron’s

Barron‘s is an American weekly magazine which covers U.S. financial information, market developments, and relevant statistics. Each issue provides a wrap-up of the previous week’s market activity, news reports, and an informative outlook on the week to come. This magazine was founded by Clarence Walker Barron who is best known as the founding father of modern financial journalism.


2. Fast Company

This business magazine was founded by Alan Webber and Bill Taylor in November 1995. Both were former editors of Harvard Business Review. This magazine releases 10 issues in a year covering relevant business topics. Some popular sections of this magazine are – “Made to stick,” “Do something” and “Next.”



3. Money

Money is published by Time Inc. Its first issue was published in October 1972. Articles of this prominent business magazine cover the gamut of personal finance topics ranging from investing, saving, retirement and taxes to family finance issues like paying for college, credit, career and home improvement. It is well known for its annual list of “America’s Best Places to Live.”



4. Fortune

Fortune is a global business magazine founded by Henry Luce (Co-founder of Time) in February 1930. This industrial benchmark is famous for ranking the companies annually according to their gross revenue. Earlier, Fortune was published once in a month but from January 1978 it is released bi-weekly.


5. CEO World

CEO World magazine is the only magazine written strictly for CEOs and their peers. A resource for chief executive officers (CEOs), entrepreneurs and other enterprise technologists. It provides business, finance and technology news, reviews, and analysis and is now one of the most widely read and respected magazines in the world.


6. Business Week

Business Week was first published in September 1929, only weeks before the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Its original purpose was to provide information and opinions as to what was happening in the business world, at the time. Headquartered in New York, this magazine is published by Bloomberg L.P.


7. The Economist

If you want to know what the rest of the world is thinking, get The Economist, which is known for its insightful articles and analysis of politics, business, finance, science, and culture. Edited out of London with local U.S. editions, every issue is filled with lively writing, thoughtful analysis, and amusing captions. Most of all, The Economist is not afraid to state an opinion.


8. Inc.

Founded in 1979 by MIT graduate Bernie Goldhirsh in Boston, Inc. is a monthly magazine written for the people who run growing companies. The magazine was purchased in 2005 by Morningstar founder, Joe Mansueto, and Inc. and its sister magazine Fast Company constitute the publishing arm of Mansueto Ventures.


9. Forbes

Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor. Expect to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiseling and scraping and polishing. In 1917, Bertie Charles Forbes, known as B. C. Forbes, launched Forbes magazine, the bi-weekly business publication geared for top decision makers. This magazine is a home page for the world’s business leaders and is among the most trusted resources for senior business executives, providing them with real-time reporting, uncompromising commentary, concise analysis, relevant tools, and the community they need to succeed at work and profit from investing.



10. Harvard Business Review

Owned by Harvard Business School, this magazine was founded in 1922. It claims a high ranking business readership among academics, executives, and management consultants. It has been the frequent publishing home for scholars and management thinkers. A notable period in the magazine’s history was during the late 1980s, during Theodore Levitt’s tenure as editor. Levitt, a professor at HBS, implemented editorial and design changes geared toward making the magazine accessible to a more general business audience, with shorter articles covering a broader range of topics and the introduction of New Yorker-style cartoons.