Business owners are always thinking of new ways to expand their business, and one opportunity to consider is vertical integration. A company is vertically integrated when it controls more than one level of the supply chain. This can include owning or acquiring its upstream suppliers, owning or acquiring its downstream distributors or a combination of both.
Successful businesses are always looking for ways to expand and increase their power in the marketplace, and one strategy that will help you get there is vertical integration. When a company is vertically integrated, it controls more than one level of the supply chain, such as owning its upstream suppliers and/or its downstream distributors.
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