Forbes is one of the most influential business and financial magazines in the United States, known for its many lists, including its list of the world’s richest people.
In large measure, the history of Forbes is the history of the magazine’s founder, B. C.
In 1917, using his salary as a stake, Forbes started Forbes, a
After World War II, Forbes’s eldest son, Malcolm S.
During the late 1970’s, business publishing expanded, and Forbes’s competition grew fiercer. In 1979, Inc. magazine, targeted toward small-business owners, reached the stands. In 1978, Forbes’s great rival,
With the death of Malcolm S. Forbes in 1990, his son Steve
Jones, Arthur, and Malcolm Forbes. Peripatetic Millionaire. New York: Harper & Row, 1977. Winans, Christopher. Malcolm Forbes: The Man Who Had Everything. London: Peter Owen, 1991.
The Wall Street Journal