horizontal integration

horizontal integration

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  • horizontal integration — ➔ integration * * * horizontal integration UK US noun [U] ► ECONOMICS a situation in which a company buys another company that has the same activities: »The distribution system was consolidated by horizontal integration of wholesalers. »The most… …   Financial and business terms

  • Horizontal integration — In microeconomics and strategic management, the term horizontal integration describes a type of ownership and control. It is a strategy used by a business or corporation that seeks to sell a type of product in numerous markets. Horizontal… …   Wikipedia

  • Horizontal Integration — The acquisition of additional business activities that are at the same level of the value chain in similar or different industries. This can be achieved by internal or external expansion. Because the different firms are involved in the same stage …   Investment dictionary

  • horizontal integration — noun absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in the same level of production and sharing resources at that level • Syn: ↑horizontal combination • Hypernyms: ↑consolidation, ↑integration * * * horizontal integration, = horizontal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • horizontal integration strategy — UK US noun [S] ► ECONOMICS a plan by a business to buy or join other companies that have the same activities …   Financial and business terms

  • Horizontal Integration Facility — A horizontal integration facility is a location within which the stages of a multistage rocket are brought together, before the assembled stack is rolled out to the launch pad and raised into vertical position for launch.CCAFSAt Cape Canaveral… …   Wikipedia

  • horizontal integration — noun The integrating of identical stages in the production or marketing process under the ownership or control of a single management organization. Ant: vertical integration …   Wiktionary

  • horizontal integration — See industrial integration …   Dictionary of sociology

  • horizontal integration — The combination of two or more companies in the same business, carrying out the same process or production, usually to reduce competition and gain economies of scale. Compare: vertical integration …   Accounting dictionary

  • horizontal integration — a fishery where firms in the fishery operate and manage multiple units at the same level of the supply chain, e.g. a firm that operates several processing plants, across several regions or for different species …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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