• First journal to report on the developments and trends in electronic commerce
  • embraces the entire range of electronic "market" issues
  • multidisciplinary journal with an interest in the relationship between information technologies, new forms of commerce and social change

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Editors-in-Chief
  • Rainer Alt,
  • Hans-Dieter Zimmermann
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2.981 (2019)
Impact factor
4.417 (2019)
Five year impact factor
37 days
Submission to first decision
215 days
Submission to acceptance
398,411 (2020)
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  • Call for Papers - The Cultural Impact in Platform Competition

    Guest Editors
    Makoto Nakayama, DePaul University, USA
    Simon Poon, University of Sydney, Australia
    Lee Chei Sian, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    Panagiotis Stamolampros, University of Leeds, UK
    Yun Wan, University of Houston Victoria, USA


    Deadline for submissions: March 30, 2021
     

  • Call for Papers - Standardization for platforms ecosystems

    Guest Editors
    Geerten van de Kaa, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
    Eric Viardot, EADA Business School Barcelona, Spain
    Ian P. McCarthy, Simon Fraser University, Canada, and Luiss, Italy

    Deadline for submissions: July 31, 2021

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1422-8890
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