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GEN BUS 360: Workplace Writing and Communication (Spring 2022)

Trade Publications

What is a Trade Journal?

A publication that is

  • focused on news and information for a single industry or field, such as marketing, accounting, or information systems
  • written for people who work in a specific field
  • written to be easily read by insiders or professionals working in that industry or field
  • associated, often, with a professional organization
  • written by professionals in the field, or by journalists who have developed a specialty in that field


Trade Journal Examples

Aviation Business Journal

Cheese Market News

Massage Today

Nation’s Restaurant News

Pet Boarding and Day Care Magazine

Pizza Today

Content Credit

Content on this page was created by the Business Communication team at the Wisconsin School of Business.