BusinessWeek is a business magazine published by McGraw-Hill. It was first published in 1929 (as The Business Week) under the direction of Malcolm Muir, who was serving as president of the McGraw-Hill Publishing company at the time, Its primary competitors in the national business magazine category are Fortune and Forbes, which are published bi-weekly.
Since 1988, BusinessWeek has published annual rankings of United States business school MBA programs. In addition to these rankings, it has recently started publishing annual rankings of undergraduate business programs.
On October 12, 2007, BusinessWeek launched a revamped design, its first in four years. Several sections were redesigned to focus the publication more on news and global coverage, while eliminating the Executive Life section.