International Journal of Consumer Studies

Cover image for Vol. 42 Issue 1

Edited By: Katherine Hughes

Impact Factor: 1.51

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 76/121 (Business)

Online ISSN: 1470-6431


International Journal of Consumer Studies has now adopted ScholarOne Manuscripts, for online manuscript submission and peer review.  

From now on all submissions to the journal must be submitted online at Full instructions and support are available on the site and a user ID and password can be obtained on the first visit. If you require assistance then click the Get Help Now link which appears at the top right of every ScholarOne Manuscripts page. If you cannot submit online, please contact the Editor Katherine Hughes by telephone (44 (0)29 2088 6569) or by e-mail (

Call for Peer Reviewers/Referees
Why not review for IJCS and get a 25% discount off Wiley books! We always welcome new reviewers for IJCS. You will need a research degree – at least Masters level – and experience of having published articles. Interested parties should forward a brief note to the address below, indicating up to six topic areas (key words) on which you are confident of being able to provide a considered assessment, and your contact information.
Katherine Hughes (

Authors of accepted papers and IJCS reviewers please go to, Wiley Author Discount, to register for your 25% discount!

Online Content Now Available Back to Volume 1
All back issues of this journal are available online; for further information on how to access these articles please visit our Librarian Site.

Special Issues: Calls for Papers
Financial Literacy, Credit and Debt
Africa - Consumer Security and Well-Being
Retailing and the Consumer
Click here for details of these forthcoming special issues, including instructions on how to submit a paper for publication.

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