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Written on: 17/03/2015 by strugglinauthor (11 reviews written)
It seems incongruous giving The Economist 1 star as it's an excellent magazine. I have no problem with the researchers, contributors etc. This review relates to my experience of trying to set up a subscription. The subscription was a Christmas present for my father who has been reading The Economist for many years. I placed an order online with a credit card and received an email confirmation that the 1 year subscription was in place. So I sat back and relaxed. The fun started when the… Read Full Review
Written on: 07/09/2011
The magazine content is great. However I’ve had problems with the customer service support since the start. I signed up under an offer where a free gift (a handbag) was to be sent to me within 6-8 weeks. When no handbag turned up I emailed the Singapore support team (its an Asian subscription) on August 30th but did not receive a response till I sent a follow up email. On September 4th they wrote they were ordering a replacement but have not responded since to my requests to elaborate on… Read Full Review
Written on: 08/01/2011
Amazing. An extremely well-written, sane magazine that almost exceeds its value for money. It is a bit hard to digest though so not exactly toilet reading material… Read Full Review
Written on: 29/01/2010 by Pookie D (11 reviews written)
This is the only magazine that gives you a truly global perspective on what is happening in business, politics and current affairs.
The Economist's brand personality is about enjoying thinking deeply and differently. It is about finding the best solution, and about out-thinking your peers. It is a map of new and challenging ideas. It allows readers to feel that they have a better understanding than other people of important issues and problems, and that they are participating in finding a… Read Full Review
Written on: 22/08/2005 by kolin2003 (11 reviews written)
Truthfully the Economist must be the only "business" magazine that a sane person who isn't a director of a FTSE 100 company can read. It is actually slightly unfair to call it a "business" magazine. About 30% of the weekly content is business news and economics issues, about 60% is world affairs, and about 10% is dedicated to its superb science and technology section.
The Economist has mastered the skill of breaking very difficult issues down into comprehensible articles (or sometimes, just… Read Full Review
Written on: 06/03/2004 by Robertx (2 reviews written)
The Economist is a prestigious weekly news magazine. The editorials are highly stimulating and most of the sections offer a view of
-World affairs news.
There are some supplements and the most important analysis that I saw in the Economist was an article on the Euro and the transition to the single currency system… Read Full Review
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" A very well researched and written magazine. Does exactly what it s... " Read More
Written by Ian Larby
" Drab, Dull, Dated " Read More