International Journal of Marketing Studies

International Journal of Marketing Studies (IJMS) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal for marketing academics and practitioners. Published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education, IJMS aims to provide an avenue for high-quality research in various aspects of marketing management and strategy, such as marketing research, market segmentation, positioning, pricing, relationship marketing, business marketing, social marketing, internet marketing, advertising, branding, customer service, customer behavior analysis. The journal is published in both print and online versions.

Authors are encouraged to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journals.

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2017: Articles Received: 122; Accepted: 72; Rejected: 50; Published: 65; Retracted: 0

2017 Q4: Articles Received: 23; Accepted: 15; Rejected: 8; Published: 8; Retracted: 0

2017 Q3: Articles Received: 30; Accepted: 19; Rejected: 12; Published: 20; Retracted: 0

2017 Q2: Articles Received: 30; Accepted: 15; Rejected: 14; Published: 12; Retracted: 0

2017 Q1: Articles Received: 39; Accepted: 23; Rejected: 16; Published: 25; Retracted: 0

2016: Articles Received: 213; Accepted: 115; Rejected: 84; Published: 88; Retracted: 0

2015: Articles Received: 174; Accepted: 107; Rejected: 61; Published: 89; Retracted: 1

2014: Articles Received: 125; Accepted: 80; Rejected: 47; Published: 85; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 169; Accepted: 89; Rejected: 68; Published: 85; Retracted: 0


Each paper published in International Journal of Marketing Studies is assigned a DOI®number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive two copies of printed journals, free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.






Call for Special Issues


We are delighted to cooperate with organizers of conferences concerning business and management to publish selected conference papers/articles as the special issue. In this regard, the following points should be considered:

1. If you would like to publish a special issue, please discuss it with us at least five months before publication to give us time to prepare.
2. You should pay a publication fee of 300.00 USD per article. Usually, we publish eight to thirty articles per issue.
3. We will offer you a number of printed journals—usually, two copies of each article.
4. We provide you with a free e-journal in PDF, if you need it.
5. You may nominate guest editors and reviewers for the special issue, and we will list their names in the printed version.
6. You can arrange peer reviews by your nominated guest editors and reviewers; otherwise, our editors and reviewers can do it.

Please Kindly contact the editor at

Posted: 2012-09-11

Recruitment and Call for Papers


International Journal of Marketing Studies is a new journal in subjects of international marketing management and strategy, such as market entry, segmentation, positioning, pricing, channel development, customer service, customer behavior analysis, and globalization.

We are recruiting reviewers for the journal. If you are interested to be a reviewer, we welcome you to join us. Please find the application form and details at:

We are calling for papers. Please find the journal’s profile at: or and submit your manuscripts online. If you have any questions, please contact with the editor at:

Posted: 2009-03-01 More...
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