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

The Spanish-Language Book Publishing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Spanish-Language Book Publishing industry is in a declining stage of its life cycle. While the industry largely expanded in the period immediately following the recession, driven by growth in the Hispanic population in the United States, industry growth has slowed down since then. In fact, over the 10 years to 2020, industry value added (which measures the industry's contribution to the US economy) is expected to grow at an average annual rate of just 0.4%. In comparison, US GDP is projected to increase by 2.5% per year over the same 10-year period. This indicates that the industry represents a smaller share of overall US economic growth, a sure sign of decline.

The industry's overall decline is largely due to low book spending by the Hispanic population in the United States... 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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