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Horizontal Integration

Horizontal Integration is a strategy used by a business or corporation that seeks to sell a type of product in numerous markets. Like its counterpart, Vertical Integration, Horizontal Integration is a potential strategic move which a firm may consider.  Horizontal Integration in marketing is much more common than Vertical Integration is in production. Horizontal Integration means to acquire [...]

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Vertical Integration

In microeconomics and management, the term vertical integration describes a style of management control. Vertically integrated companies in a supply chain are united through a common owner. Usually each member of the supply chain produces a different product or (market-specific) service, and the products combine to satisfy a common need. It is contrasted with horizontal [...]

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Acquisition Integration Approaches

The Acquisition Integration Approaches model of Philippe Haspeslagh and David Jemison provides insight and guidance in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A on choosing the optimal integration approach.  Each approach describes a process by which a company plans for and implements a successful integration of a newly acquired company. In Mergers and Acquisitions, the motto often traditionally was: [...]

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