Amazon is expected to launch its pure-play ecommerce services in Spain by the end of this year. Several Spanish publishers have already signed distribution agreements with the internet retailer, but it is likely that Kindle ebooks will be introduced at a later date. is expected to launch with an offering including books, music, film and electronics.

However, unlike in the US and other markets, Amazon’s prices on books will be in line with those of bricks and mortar retailers due to fixed price legislation.