Forbes

Forbes
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Cover for December 20, 2010, featuring Julian Assange
Editor-in-chiefRandall Lane
EditorRandall Lane[1]
CategoriesBusiness magazine
FrequencyTwice quarterly
Total circulation
(2020)
657,215[2]
First issueSeptember 15, 1917 (1917-09-15)
CompanyIntegrated Whale Media Investments, China (Hong Kong) (95%)[3]
Forbes family (5%)
CountryUnited States
Based inJersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
LanguageEnglish
Websiteforbes.com
ISSN0015-6914
The former headquarters of Forbes on 5th Avenue in Manhattan (now owned by New York University)

Forbes (/fɔːrbz/) is an American business magazine owned by Integrated Whale Media Investments and the Forbes family. Published eight times a year, it features articles on finance, industry, investing, and marketing topics. Forbes also reports on related subjects such as technology, communications, science, politics, and law. It is based in Jersey City, New Jersey. Competitors in the national business magazine category include Fortune and Bloomberg Businessweek. Forbes has an international edition in Asia as well as editions produced under license in 27 countries and regions worldwide.

The magazine is well known for its lists and rankings, including of the richest Americans (the Forbes 400), of the America's Wealthiest Celebrities, of the world's top companies (the Forbes Global 2000), Forbes list of the World's Most Powerful People, and The World's Billionaires.[4] The motto of Forbes magazine is "Change the World".[5] Its chair and editor-in-chief is Steve Forbes, and its CEO is Mike Federle.[6] In 2014, it was sold to a Hong Kong–based investment group, Integrated Whale Media Investments.[7][8]

  1. ^ Romenesko, Jim (August 9, 2011). "Randall Lane returns to Forbes as editor". Poynter.org. Archived from the original on February 22, 2014.
  2. ^ "Consumer Magazines". Alliance for Audited Media. Retrieved October 7, 2020.
  3. ^ Zhu, Julie (March 27, 2017). "Exclusive: China's yes in talks to buy controlling stake in Forbes - sources". Reuters. Reuters. Archived from the original on November 22, 2020. Retrieved November 22, 2020. Hong Kong-based investor group Integrated Whale Media Investments (IWM), which holds 95 percent of Forbes Media, is also in talks with another Chinese media firm and is scouting for more potential buyers for most or all of its stake, said one of the sources, who declined to be identified as the talks are confidential.
  4. ^ Delbridge, Emily (November 21, 2019). "The 8 Best Business Magazines of 2020". The Balance Small Business. New York City: Dotdash. Best for Lists: Forbes. Retrieved February 8, 2020.
  5. ^ "'Forbes' Launches New Tagline, Brand Campaign". MediaPostb. October 24, 2012. Retrieved January 24, 2020.
  6. ^ Silva, Emma (November 30, 2017). "Mike Federle Succeeds Mike Perlis As CEO Of Forbes". Folio.
  7. ^ Cite error: The named reference forbes2014 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  8. ^ Cite error: The named reference recode11628980 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

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