13 Facts About Bloomberg Businessweek


Bloomberg Businessweek, previously known as BusinessWeek, is an American weekly business magazine published fifty times a year.

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Bloomberg Businessweek was first published based in New York City in September 1929, weeks before the stock market crash of 1929.

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Bloomberg Businessweek was originally published to be a resource for business managers.

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Bloomberg Businessweek began publishing its annual rankings of United States business school MBA programs in 1988.

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Bloomberg Businessweek was succeeded by Stephen J Adler of The Wall Street Journal.

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In 2006, Bloomberg Businessweek started publishing annual rankings of undergraduate business programs in addition to its MBA program listing.

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In July 2009, it was reported that McGraw-Hill was trying to sell Bloomberg Businessweek and had hired Evercore Partners to conduct the sale.

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In 2016 Bloomberg announced changes to Businessweek, which was losing between $20 and $30 million.

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International editions of Bloomberg Businessweek were available on newsstands in Europe and Asia until 2005 when publication of regional editions was suspended to help increase foreign readership of customized European and Asian versions of Bloomberg Businessweek website.

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In 2011, Bloomberg Businessweek continued the magazine's international expansion and announced plans to introduce a Polish-language edition called Bloomberg Businessweek Polska, as well as a Chinese edition which was relaunched in November 2011.

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Bloomberg Businessweek launched an iPad version of the magazine using Apple's subscription billing service in 2011.

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In 2012, Bloomberg Businessweek won the general excellence award for general-interest magazines at the National Magazine Awards.

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In 2014, Bloomberg Businessweek won a Society of American Business Editors and Writers Best in Business award for magazines, general excellence.

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