Bookwire Presents the Spanish Market Report 2023

Frankfurt/ Barcelona, May 13, 2024 – Bookwire Spain, a leading provider of digital solutions in the publishing industry, today unveiled the "Bookwire Report 2023." This special edition marks a significant moment in the company's history and reaffirms its position as a market leader in the Spanish digital sector.

For the first time, the Bookwire Report nearly encompasses the entire market, as it includes data from independent publishers as well as from the two largest Spanish-language publishing groups, Grupo Planeta and Penguin Random House, which have chosen Bookwire as their exclusive digital distributor.

Mariana Feged, General Manager for the Spanish markets at Bookwire, expressed her enthusiasm about the developments: "We are very happy to see the healthy growth of the digital book market in the Spanish-speaking world. It is particularly encouraging that audiobook sales continue to grow at such rates year after year. Bookwire is proud to be the strategic partner for publishers in seizing this opportunity."

To date, Bookwire has serviced over 1,400 publishing brands in Spain and Latin America, distributing a total of 174,000 titles, including 160,000 eBooks and 14,000 audiobooks. By 2024, the total market for Spanish-language eBooks is expected to reach 210,000 titles and audiobooks 22,000 titles. These figures highlight the dynamic growth and increasing significance of digital publications in the Spanish-speaking realm.

With this new edition of the report, Bookwire solidifies its role as an indispensable partner for publishers looking to succeed in the digital world. For more information about the Bookwire Report 2023 and to download the study, please visit our website at

About Bookwire & “Bookwire OS – One Solution”
Bookwire GmbH was founded in Frankfurt in 2010 as a service provider for publisher distribution of eBooks and digital content. It has since become one of the leading international businesses in digital publishing technology. Bookwire currently employs 150 people in Germany, the UK, Spain, France, Brazil, Mexico and the USA, who take care of more than 2,500 publishers in the fields of eBooks, audiobooks, podcasts and Print-on-Demand. The pioneering software “Bookwire OS – One Solution”, launched in 2019, has delivered, analyzed and marketed around 800,000 eBooks and 200,000 audiobooks in all relevant distribution channels. In addition to the latest customer analytics and pricing technology, publishing clients of Bookwire GmbH also have access to individual support from account & marketing managers who look after the clients from end to end. In 2019, the audiobook production solution “We Audiobook You” (WAY) bagged the business the first “Digital Publishing Award” in the field of B2B solutions. Bookwire GmbH is led by the founders Jens Klingelhöfer (CEO) and John Ruhrmann (CO-CEO), as well as by Christian Lindemann (COO), and has branches in Barcelona, London, Mexico City, São Paulo, New York and Paris, in addition to the company headquarters in Frankfurt am Main and the "Digital Hub" in Dortmund. 

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