forward integration

/ˌfɔ:wəd ɪntə'greɪʃ(ə)n/ noun
a process of expansion in which a company becomes its own distributor or takes over a company in the same line of business as itself
Forward integration will give the company greater control over its selling.
Forward integration has brought the company closer to its consumers and has made it aware of their buying habits.

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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