vertical integration

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Synonyms for vertical integration

absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in all aspects of a product's manufacture from raw materials to distribution

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Geographically components cannot be disparate vertical integration allowed to reduce often lacks compelling benefits shipments an higher despite the hard sell.
Using this data I also test theories about vertical integration and capital market development.
While production contracts also became more prevalent in the turkey and egg industries, vertical integration also became more common.
Vertical integration refers to the control of all of the processes in the production and sale of goods and services.
A&B Books is among a growing number of African American businesses that have begun to embrace and practice vertical integration, says Claud Anderson, Ph.
But the selling off of vertical lines of businesses, widely called vertical disintegration, reverses a long-time established trend toward high levels of vertical integration (Harrigan, 1984; Steingraber, 1990).
laws and regulations forbade film studios from owning movie theaters, and television networks from producing their own entertainment programs, because it was understood that this sort of vertical integration would effectively prohibit newcomers from entering these production industries.
The Commission's Merger Task Force found that since Lurgi builds integrated plants and GEA manufactures components, systems and production lines, their activities "do not overlap but represent a vertical integration of engineering and production".
NEW YORK-Success in vertical integration depends on high brand awareness coupled with high sensitivity, according to leaders in HFN's Top 200 ranking of retailers.
However, the expected economies of scale of traditional vertical integration have so far not shown themselves to be particularly viable in healthcare (or in other industries, for that matter).
He and others said it's more difficult to block a merger based on vertical integration grounds.
In the late 19th century, manufacturing and retail organizations found success with horizontal and vertical integration and realigned themselves into a position of power within their respective industries.
This myopia creates a "vertical externality" that vertical integration would internalize.
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