Veckans Affärer

Veckans Affärer (Swedish: [ˈvɛ̂kːans aˈfæ̌ːrɛr], lit. "the week's business") was a Swedish business magazine published on a weekly basis in Stockholm, dealing in all business-related matters both within and outside Sweden.

Veckans Affärer
CategoriesBusiness magazine
Circulation13,800 (2014)
PublisherBonnier Tidskrifter AB
Year founded1965
Final issueDecember 2019
Based inStockholm
WebsiteVeckans Affärer

History and profileEdit

Veckans Affärer was first published in 1965.[1][2] The magazine was modeled on Business Week.[3] It was started by Erik Westerberg.[3] The founding editor-in-chief was Gustaf von Platen.[3]

The magazine was published by Bonnier Business Press.[4] It had its headquarters in Stockholm and one of its editor-in-chief was Ulf Skarin.[5][6]

In September 2019, Bonnier announced the closure of Veckans Affärer, and its final issue printed in December that year. However, several of its initiatives would move over to the Dagens industri newspaper.[7]


Following its establishment in 1965 Veckans Affärer had a circulation of 25,000 copies.[1] In the mid-1980s the magazine sold 44,000 copies. In 2004 the circulation of the magazine was 32,700 copies.[8] The magazine sold 33,700 copies in 2008.[9]

In 2013 the magazine sold 16,500 copies.[10] In 2014, the magazine had a circulation of 13,800 copies.[6]


  1. ^ a b Peter Kjær; Tore Slaatta (2007). Mediating Business: The Expansion of Business Journalism. Copenhagen Business School Press DK. p. 35. ISBN 978-87-630-0199-1.
  2. ^ Håkan Lindgren (2006). "On Virgin Soil. Entrepreneurship in Swedish Financial Journalism in the 1960s and 1970s" (Conference paper). Helsinki. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  3. ^ a b c Karl Erik Gustafsson; Per Rydén (2010). A History of the Press in Sweden (PDF). Gothenburg: Nordicom. ISBN 978-91-86523-08-4. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 February 2015.
  4. ^ Resumé and VA to Bonnier Business Press Bonnier, Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  5. ^ Veckans Affärer får ny chefredaktör Bonnier, Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  6. ^ a b "Veckans Affärer". Sveriges Tidskrifter (in Swedish). Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Veckans affärer läggs ned". Dagens industri (in Swedish). 4 September 2019. Retrieved 2 April 2020.
  8. ^ Andreas Cervenka (25 April 2005). "Roles of Traditional Publications and New Media in Innovation Journalism" (PDF). Innovation Journalism. 2 (4).
  9. ^ Martin Schori (19 February 2009). "TS 2008: Affärsvärlden tappar halva upplagan". Dagens Media (in Swedish). Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  10. ^ Veckans Affärer Sveriges Tidskrifter, Retrieved 2 May 2013.

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