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Q. Trade Publications


Trade publications are magazine, newspaper, or journal articles that focus on a specific field or industry. Trade publications report on industry trends, new products or techniques useful to people in a trade or business. They are written by specialists in a certain field or industry and are intended for people in a particular profession, business, or industry. Trade publications use technical, field-specific language that assumes the reading is familiar with the industry. 

  • Examples of trade publications are Automotive News, Strategy & Business, Advertising Age, Public Relations Tactics, and Logistics Management.



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  • Last Updated Mar 13, 2020
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  • Answered By Francesca Golus

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