A trade magazine is published for and read by members of a particular trade group. The purpose of trade magazines is to provide information on current events and trends on a particular trade or industry. They are specialized news magazines and they contain news, information on products, advertisements, industry specific job notices, etc. They are generally published in glossy paper and contain pictures and photographs. Some trade magazines are free but most require subscription. Some trade magazines are in newspaper format.
Examples of Trade Magazines
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