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Harvard Business Review (HBR)

By Harvard Business Review

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The Harvard Business Review app allows you to access your digital issues wherever you are – offline or online. Buy a yearly (6-issue) or monthly subscription now.

ALL-ACCESS SUBSCRIBERS: HBR All-Access Subscribers receive unrestricted access to the monthly issues. You can easily connect your account and access the magazine by clicking on the "Subscriptions" button upon updating or downloading the app.

In-App subscription options for Harvard Business Review Magazine:

• One-month free trial; will be automatically renewed annually for $89.99 until cancelled

• 1-month subscription for $10.99, automatically renewed until cancelled

• Single issue for $14.99

Payment for all purchases will be charged to your account at the confirmation of your purchase.

SUBSCRIBERS' AUTOMATIC-RENEWAL FEATURE: Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. Your account will automatically be charged at the same price for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period (another year for annual subscribers, another six months for half-year subscribers, and another month for monthly subscribers) unless you change your subscriptions through your Account Settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during an active subscription period. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.

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What's New in Version 8.0

Stability improvements and other minor bug fixes.

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Customer Reviews

Can't download content

App not much good if can't download the content! Followed all steps from customer support including the good old delete the app and start again and still doesn't sync even though it says 'you have an active subscription'. Problem started right after upgrading to the new version. Can access the website version no problem.

Update: Sep 19. Still can't download anything. Support slow to respond, usually two days between replies. They don't seem to believe it's possible that what I'm saying is true even I sent a video. Spoke to a nice lady in Brisbane (HBR support not MAZ) who tried to connect me with technical support. Got cut off several times so she gave me the direct number which didn't ring through. Calling back again she said tech support will contact me. MAZ contacted me instead and back to square one. It really can't be that hard to use an app that has no configuration and as others have pointed out very few features. Key selling point is their content which I can't access. I have now spent more time trying to get the app to work than I would have spent reading the .... magazine! HBR, MAZ?

Literally the worst magazine application since the iPad was invented

Horrible execution. Pathetic UI. Non-existent features and functions. No library management. Who knows which issues are even downloaded, much less unread. No interactive functions. If Washington Post, Time, and nearly all other apps can provide a solid experience, then you can too. Literally, this should be a case study in HBR on exactly how to flub a launch and more than irritate your digital customer base. Even worse, this is just another failure upon failure - all versions of the HBR app have been horrible. Now you have found a new low. HBR: you are in dire need of a competition digital team. This is not sustainable.

A sad digital version of a great publication

Unfortunately I have to agree with many of the reviewers here. The prior app was nothing to write home about, but at least it was basically functional and I had a lot of content downloaded.

Now it appears that is all gone? I can't even be sure since I can no longer even log in! It tells me that I have no active subscription, can't find my account credentials, etc. etc.

Hopefully one day HBR wakes up and does a killer digital version. They have so much great content, its really a shame this app remains awful.

Harvard Business Review (HBR)
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  • Category: Business
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  • Version: 8.0
  • Size: 50.0 MB
  • Languages: English, Czech, French, German
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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