Welcome to the 2018 JMM Report, summarising the Journal’s performance in this year’s metric releases from Clarivate, Scopus, Scimago and Google, as well as other JMM news from the past year.

2018 Independent Metrics

Impact Factor

We’re delighted to announce that JMM has received its first Journal Impact Factor of
in the 2018 Journal Citation Reports from Clarivate Analytics. Calculated over 2 years (Cites in 2017 to Documents in 2015/2016).
Huge thanks to our authors, readers & reviewers, to the editorial team led by Mark Tadajewski, and to the team at Routledge.



JMM CiteScore Trend 2018Scopus data and includes all available document types. Calculated over 3 years (Cites in 2017 to Documents in 2014/2015/2016). JMM in Q1 for Marketing.
Trend over time increasing as shown in the chart

2017 Cites / Doc (3 years) 2.31 (569 citations from 246 documents)


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SCImago Journal Rank

2017 SCImago (Cites in 2017 to Documents in previous 2/3/4 years, based on Scopus data)

JMM in Q1 for Strategy & Management, with ‘Citations per document’ as follows:

2017 Cites / Doc (2 years) 2.600
2017 Cites / Doc (3 years) 2.611
2017 Cites / Doc (4 years) 2.667


GoogleScholar Metrics

2018 Google Scholar covers 5 years (2013-2017). “h5-index is the h-index for articles published in the last 5 complete years. It is the largest number h such that h articles published in 2012-2016 have at least h citations each. h5-median for a publication is the median number of citations for the articles that make up its h5-index”.

JMM is ranked 14th in the Google Scholar Metrics Top Publications in Marketing:

h5-index 37, h5-median 51


Get Your Research Recognised!

We invite all of our accepted authors to blog about their articles, and we strongly recommend this as a way to help promote your research.

The top 2 Altmetric articles published in JMM in 2017 both blogged about their research:

Don’t feed the trolling: rethinking how online trolling is being defined and combated, by Maja Golf-Papez & Ekant Veer

Exploring the factors that support adoption and sustained use of health and fitness wearables, by Ana Isabel Canhoto & Sabrina Arp

How to turn your journal article into an infographic If you are interested in blogging, you can find out top tips here, and we have also produced a guide of How to turn your journal article into an infographic.

Acceptance Rate

For all standard (non-SI) papers submitted since 1 January 2013 which have received a final decision in the review process (to 31 December 2017);
Accept 8.1%   Desk Reject 62.3%   (Total Reject 91.9%)

Turnaround Time

In 2017, the average time from submission to first decision was 41 days, with the majority of papers receiving a decision within 30 days.

2017 Author Statistics

In 2017 (Volume 33, Issues 1-18), 54% of the content published in JMM was first- or sole-authored by a woman (articles, editorials & commentaries), and 48% of all authors published were women.

In 2017, submissions were received from 48 countries, with the most submissions from the USA.

Current Calls for Papers

Dobscha & Östberg: Gender Impacts: Consumption, Markets, Marketing, & Marketing Organisations (deadline for submissions 7 January 2019)

Pantano: The role of smart technologies in decision making: developing, supporting and training smart consumers (deadline for submissions 1 March 2019)

Harrigan, Coussement & Lancelot Miltgen: The Future of Technology in Marketing: Utopia or Dystopia? (deadline for submissions 30 April 2019)

Thomas, Davis, Wilson & Sobande: Marketing & Managing Racial Dynamics – in Theory & Practice (deadline 15 September 2019)

Prothero & Tadajewski: #MeToo and beyond: inequality and injustice in marketing practice and academia (deadline for submissions 11 November 2019)

Advancing the Frontiers of Research in Marketing

Bright blue rays of light coming from a distant focal point on a dark backgroundJMM encourages authors to consider other types of submissions, be these Research Notes, Commentaries, Multimedia submissions, or including supplemental material with their manuscript. If you have an idea for a specific submission, or are interested in proposing a special issue or section for JMM, please contact the JMM Editorial Office in the first instance. We also of course welcome the submission of full manuscripts. Detailed guidelines for the submission of these can be found on the Journal’s website.

Recent and Forthcoming Special Sections/Issues

Kozinets, Parmentier & Scaraboto: Evolving Netnography
Rokka, Hietanen & Brownlie: Screening Marketing: Videography & the Expanding Horizons of Filmic Research featuring 5 full length video-articles, including audio & text transcripts, plus 4 papers
Moufahim, Wells & Canniford: The Consumption, Politics & Transformation of Community
Larsen & Patterson: Consumption, Marketing, & Taboo
Miles and Nilsson: Marketing (as) Rhetoric
Varman: Violence, Markets & Marketing
Eckhardt & Husemann: Consuming the Spiritual
Belk, MacInnis & Yadav: Conceptual Papers in Marketing & Consumer Research

JMM Awards 2017

For a full listing of our 2017 Awards for Best Paper, Highly Commended Papers, and our Reviewer Awards, visit the JMM 2017 Awards page

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Several Special Issues from JMM have been published as books in the Routledge Key Issues in Marketing Management Book Series

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JMM Editorial Office

JMM Editorial Office

The Journal of Marketing Management (JMM) Editorial Office is based at Westburn Publishers Ltd. From 2010, Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group, publish and distribute JMM. Westburn remains the owner of JMM, and continues to be responsible for the editorial process and policy of the Journal.

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