Spanish-Language Book Publishing in the US: Market Research Report

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Spanish-Language Book Publishing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Book Publishing & Broadcasting | Feb 2015

Off the books: Mounting pressure from imports and alternate media will lead to industry declines

IBISWorld’s Spanish-Language Book Publishing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Pearson PLC Pearson PLC market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Spanish-Language Book Publishing industry has suffered along with the greater print media sector, but has benefited in recent years from economic recovery. Due to mounting pressure from both imports and alternate sources of media, the Spanish-Language Book Publishing industry will continue to face significant challenges in the five years to 2020. Changes in the Hispanic demographic are expected to heighten competition from English publications, while the increasing popularity of e-books will likely force industry players to diversify to remain competitive in the book-publishing sector. The rising number of immigrants and share of the Hispanic population in the United States, however, will keep the industry afloat.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

IBISWorld estimates that this industry has a low concentration, with the top four players expected to account for just over 20.0% of total industry revenue in 2015. This level of concentration has increased since 2010, particularly as the top four players have concentrated their shares of the lucrative textbook publishing segment. The Hispanic population has consistently grown in the United States during the past five years, increasing demand for textbooks that teach English as a second language. Smaller publishing companies were forced to close as a result of poor sales and a lack of investment capital during the recession, and many of these companies have been unable to re-open in the years since, due to the overall decline of the publishing sector... purchase to read more


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What is the Spanish-Language Book Publishing Industry?

Operators in this industry design, edit, distribute and market Spanish-language books. This industry does not include authors or printers (IBISWorld report 32311), although publishers who also print may be included. Online-only publishing of Spanish-language books is also not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Educational and reference booksFiction and literature booksChildren's booksReligious booksOther booksOther services
Industry Activities
Editing Spanish-language booksDesigning Spanish-language booksMarketing authors and Spanish-language books

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