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The Journal of Trade Science is an international, peer-review journal that provides novel insights into contemporary business and trade issues, concerns, practices, and trends. The journal encourages interdisciplinary work and high-quality research aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The journal also advocates research in the context of developing and emerging countries that often face significant sustainability challenges. The journal is published in partnership with Thuongmai University, Vietnam.

ISSN: 2815-5793
eISSN: 2755-3957
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You can publish an open access article in this platinum partnership journal. Authors in this journal are not required to pay an article processing charge (APC)

Journal Owners

Aims and scope

The Journal of Trade Science aims to advance the knowledge of contemporary business and trade theories and practices. The journal provides relevant and novel insights for researchers, business managers, policymakers, and other interested observers who wish to extend their knowledge of current business and trade-related phenomena.

The Journal of Trade Science publishes empirical research, conceptual papers, and systematic reviews that examine current issues, concerns, practices, and trends in business and trade. The journal encourages interdisciplinary work and high-quality research aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The journal also advocates research in the context of developing and emerging countries that often face significant sustainability challenges.

The Journal of Trade Science covers but is not limited to:

  • Sustainable business and enterprise
  • International trade and globalisation
  • Electronic and social commerce
  • Business ethics and CSR
  • Digital business and social media
  • Marketing and sales management
  • Consumer behaviour and wellbeing
  • Supply chain and logistics management
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Service marketing and management
  • Strategic management
  • Human resource management
  • Business education for sustainability

Transparency Statement for Journal of Trade Science

1. Journal Ownership: Journal of Trade Science is published by Emerald Publishing on behalf of the Thuongmai University.

2. Governing Body: The editorial team is appointed and managed by the Thuongmai University. The journal is governed by the editorial team in collaboration with Emerald Publishing.

3. Peer Review Process: The journal operates a double blind peer review model. All articles undergo an initial assessment by the journal editor. If they are considered suitable for consideration, articles will then be a reviewed by a minimum of two external reviewers to assess suitability for publication. Final responsibility for editorial decisions rests with the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.

4. Editorial team/contact information: Contact details for the editorial team can be found on the journal homepage here. Queries may also be directed to Emerald Publishing Services team as follows:

Serena Tsai: Publishing Services Manager – [email protected]

5. Copyright: All articles in the journal are published Open Access under a Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY-4.0). This allows authors to retain copyright of their work whilst others can share, use and build upon this work created as long as appropriate attribution is given.

6. Author Fees: The journal is published under a Platinum Open Access arrangement, in that all costs associated with publishing an Open Access article in the journal are funded by the Thuongmai University. There are currently no Article Processing Charges to the author(s).

7. Allegations of Misconduct: All journals published by Emerald are members of and subscribe to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics. In the event of any allegation of research or publication misconduct the publisher and editor will adhere to COPE guidelines in dealing with such allegations.

8. Conflicts of interest: Authors are asked to declare any financial or ethical conflicts of interest upon submitting their work to the journal. Difficult cases will be referred to the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) for advice.

9. Frequency: The journal publishes two issues per annum

10. Access: All journal articles are published Open Access on EmeraldInsight.com - Journal of Trade Science | Emerald Insight under a CCBY 4.0 licence (please see section 5).

11. Revenue sources: The journal is published under a platinum Open Access arrangement, in that all costs associated with publishing an Open Access article in the journal are funded by the Thuongmai University.

12. Advertising: The journal does not accept direct advertising

13. Archiving: Emerald provides perpetual access for all e-journal content by working with digital preservation schemes Portico, LOCKSS and CLOCKSS.

14. Originality: Any manuscript you submit to this journal should be original. That means it should not have been published before in its current, or similar, form. Exceptions to this rule are outlined in our pre-print and conference paper policies.  If any substantial element of your paper has been previously published, you need to declare this to the journal editor upon submission. Please note, the journal editor may use Crossref Similarity Check to check on the originality of submissions received. For further information on originality, please see our editorial policy & originality guidelines.

15. Direct marketing: On occasion the journal will use direct marketing activities (primarily email campaigns) to raise awareness of the journal and to invite authors to submit articles.   Marketing activities are conducted by the Thuongmai University unless otherwise agreed with Emerald.

 

This statement was prepared by Serena Tsai (Emerald Publishing Services) on 26 October 2023.

This journal is aligned with our responsible management goal

We aim to champion researchers, practitioners, policymakers and organisations who share our goals of contributing to a more ethical, responsible and sustainable way of working.

SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 9 Industry, innovation & infrastructure
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable cities & communities
SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production
SDG 13 Climate action
Find out about our responsible management goal