Fortune confuses subscribers with varying subscription rates
Hal Morris, writing on his GrumpyEditor.com site, wonders about Fortune’s various subscription prices.
Morris writes, “A long-time subscriber to Fortune magazine is baffled on receiving a renewal form enclosed with the latest issue, offering one year (14 issues) for a steep $59.95 — four times higher than the previous renewal rate paid, observes Grumpy Editor.
“And that is offered on a ‘professional rate extension form.’
“A few days later another ‘professional rate extension form’ arrives, this time by mail, showing the same $59.95 ‘deal.’
“Grumpy Editor finds Fortune’s rates and number of issues vary.
“Its own site (subscription.fortune.com) lists the one-year (20 issues) cost at $19.99 for print and digital.
“Page 6 of the July issue puts the one-year rate at $22.
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