Marketing and Branding Research

Researchers whose knowledge, skills, expertise, and visions bear broadly on branding and marketing are cordially invited to submit research papers to the Marketing and Branding Research. 

The Marketing and Branding Research publish open access articles under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) License which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The remaining journals offer a choice of licenses. All Research Councils UK (RCUK) and Wellcome Trust funded authors will be directed to the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY) in accordance with funder mandates effective on 1 January 2015.

Review Process

MBR aims to expedite the double-blind peer-reviewing process. If judged to be suitable for the journal, the manuscripts will be forwarded to at least three reviewers drawn from among experts in the field. Upon receiving comments given by two of the reviewers, the journal will announce the results of reviews to the authors.

Archiving Policy 

MBR follows public archiving options, Internet archive, open-access, public archive databases, and CIKD's private institutional repository.  Authors are also allowed to deposit versions of their work in an institutional or other repository of their choice without embargo, such as SSRN and arXiv.

Journal Retains Copyright

By submitting their manuscripts to this journal, the authors assign the copyright of the publications to the journal. 


Title: Marketing and Branding Research

ISSN 2476-3160 (Online)

Publisher: Canadian Institute For Knowledge Development

Registered in Canada under Incorporation No. BC1126721

General Office Address: 210-128 West Hastings St., Vancouver BC, Canada

Postal Code: V6B1G8

Frequency: Quarterly

Review Policy: Double-blind Peer Review

Submission: Online Submission System

Publishing: Open Access- Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

Editorial Office Contact:

Managing Editor:


Estimated metric for the journal's process:

21 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts

34 days to first decision: After double-blind review 

30 days from acceptance to publication

Acceptance rate: 45%