Question

What is the difference between vertical and horizontal integration
strategies?

Answer #1

Vertical and horizontal integration strategies are employed by
firms to gain better control, market share, economies of scale,
etc.

**Vertical Integration**: When a company acquires a
firm across the value chain i.e. it is aiming to take some
operations inhouse. The acquired firm operates in the same industry
but at a different stage in the value chain.

**Horizontal Integration**: When a company acquires
a firm selling a similar/same product within the same company. This
helps the company gain market share and eliminate competition.

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