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English definition of “forward integration”

forward integration

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
(Definition of forward integration noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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