1. Business Week
The McGraw Hill-owned weekly sells more than 5.3 million copies
worldwide and is behind one of the few remaining dotcom titles, ebiz.
Its big news from across the Pond was that it launched a weekly personal
finance programme, BusinessWeek TV.
2. Time Founded in 1923, Time is a stalwart on news-stands across the
globe. It has five editions across the globe and sells five million
copies every week. In 2001, its European edition sold more than 630,000
Newsweek's worldwide circulation is more than four million. This year,
Newsweek International hired a new editor, Fareed Zakaria, and
co-launched Newsweek Polska in Poland with Axel Springer.
4. Money AOL Time Warner's subtly named Money magazine is huge in the
US, with sales nudging an estimated two million. Earlier this year,
Money's website merged with CNNfn.com to form CNNMoney.com.
Fortune sells more than one million copies, with 94,000 sales based in
Europe. In 2001, it snapped up the ailing Business 2.0 from Future,
which it relaunched in August.
This fortnightly title sells more than one million copies, including
European and Asian sales. In the US, Forbes launched Forbes on Fox,
which became one of the highest-rated weekend TV shows on the Fox News
7. The Economist
2001 was a bright year for The Economist. It introduced colour and
European sales increased by 30 per cent. Issue sales also nudged one
million for the first time when the title reported on the 11 September
8. Kiplinger's Personal Finance
This monthly personal finance magazine, published by Kiplinger
Washington Editors, sells more than one million copies in the US alone.
Its website, kiplinger.com, is also a hit, enabling Americans to
calculate how much their kids' education will cripple them
9. Scientific American
Scientific American has ten global editions that sell more than one
million copies, such as Le Scienze in Italy. On home turf, it is the
biggest-selling title in Barnes & Noble behind Cosmopolitan.
10. Paris Match
In France, where good weekly news mags are as important as good coffee
and fine wine, Paris Match has the biggest fanbase. With a weekly
circulation of 630,000, it is streams ahead of rival Le Figaro Magazine.