Horizontal Integration

Horizontal Integration

Definition of Horizontal Integration

The Canada social science dictionary [1] provides the following meaning of Horizontal Integration: The expansion of a corporation to include other previously competitive enterprises within the same sector of goods or service production. For example, one candy maker may take over another candy maker. This process is characteristic of capitalist economies which have a marked tendency to sectoral concentration into fewer and fewer enterprises and business conglomerates. See: CONGLOMERATE in this legal dictionary and in the world encyclopedia of law.

Horizontal Integration: Resources

Notes and References

  • Drislane, R., & Parkinson, G. (2016). (Concept of) Horizontal Integration. Online dictionary of the social sciences. Open University of Canada


Legal English Vocabulary: Horizontal Integration in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term horizontal integration into Spanish: integración horizontal (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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See Also

  • Enterprise
  • Joint Enterprise
  • Joint Venture



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