forward integration

forward integration
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forward integration UK US noun [U]
the situation in which a company buys another company of the type that it supplies goods or services to: »

The advantages of forward integration include better access to information.

Compare BACKWARD INTEGRATION(Cf. ↑backward integration)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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