Reviews for "International Journal of Consumer Studies"

Journal title Average duration Review reports
(1st review rnd.)
(click to go to journal page) 1st rev. rnd Tot. handling Im. rejection Number Quality Overall rating Outcome
International Journal of Consumer Studies 18.3
weeks
23.3
weeks
n/a 1 5
(excellent)
4
(very good)
Accepted
International Journal of Consumer Studies 36.7
weeks
42.9
weeks
n/a 3 4
(very good)
2
(moderate)
Accepted
Motivation: It took 8 months and a couple of inquiring emails to finally hear back from the journal after submission and receive reviewers' comments. Nevertheless, reviewer reports were detailed, pertinent, considerate and extremely useful to improve the paper. Handling editor was friendly, but handling process was inefficient. Communication was poor, and I only got the final decision letter after editor realised that the journal had already sent me the proofs to revise...
International Journal of Consumer Studies Drawn back before first editorial decision after 82 days Drawn back
Motivation: First submission was a desk reject because editor claimed it did not meet the subjects published in the journal. After pointing out editor's mistake (the terms and scope clearly favored the subject I was writing about) I was allowed to resubmit. Paper then sat in queue without being touched for nearly three months. Attempted to contact editor three times - no response. Withdrawn,
International Journal of Consumer Studies 12.7
weeks
14.7
weeks
n/a 1 3
(good)
4
(very good)
Accepted
International Journal of Consumer Studies n/a n/a 12.0
days
n/a n/a n/a Rejected (im.)
Motivation: The editor thought it was not a good fit for the journal, without much explanation.
International Journal of Consumer Studies n/a n/a 14.0
days
n/a n/a n/a Rejected (im.)
Motivation: My paper was desk-rejected by the editor for being a poor fit, without any meaningful feedback or explanation as to why that was the case. At least they didn't take long.