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International Journal of Consumer Studies

International Journal of Consumer Studies

Edited By:Katherine Hughes

Vol 41(6 Issues in 2017 )

Print ISSN: 1470-6423

Online ISSN: 1470-6431

Impact Factor: 1.510

Digital version available through Wiley Online Library

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The International Journal of Consumer Studies provides an international forum for academic and research papers with a focus on how consumers can enhance their security and well being. It publishes articles of interest to an international audience and at the leading edge of consumer research throughout the world. The scope of the Journal includes:

  • Consumer sciences and their application
  • Consumer policy
  • Consumer education

Topics covered by the Journal include:

Consumer protection: empowerment and entitlement, safety, standards, economic security;
Consumer behaviour: goods and services, business and marketing practices, retailing, all from the consumer perspective;
The consumer ecosystem: globalisation, sustainability, technology, ethical consumption, gender issues, citizenship;
Family and household studies: quality of life, food and nutrition, textiles and clothing, shelter, health and well being.

Publishing 6 times per year from 2005, International Journal of Consumer Studies is now established as one of the leading academic journals on the subject and is subscribed to by institutions and individuals in many countries.