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vertical integration strategy

noun [C or U]
 
 
ECONOMICS, MANAGEMENT
a plan by a company to buy companies that are its suppliers and customers, taking over more stages of an industrial or commercial process: Each company must match its vertical integration strategy to its competitive conditions. →  Compare horizontal integration strategy
(Definition of vertical integration strategy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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