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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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 Locations Chapter

Many major book publishing companies in the United States have Spanish-language divisions. These major publishing houses (e.g. Pearson PLC, McGraw-Hill Companies and Random House) are also the major players in the Spanish-Language Book Publishing industry; therefore, the industry's business locations fall in-line with the broader Book Publishing industry (IBISWorld report 51113). Over the five years to 2015, the Spanish-Language Book Publishing industry, along with the broader Book Publishing industry, has transitioned toward a more dispersed business landscape, as independent book publishing has become increasingly popular. During this time, the industry's presence has decreased most rapidly in the Mid-Atlantic region, especially in New York and New Jersey... 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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