Acquisition Indigestion

Acquisition Indigestion

1. A situation in which a company that has been bought out has difficulty integrating its corporate culture with that of the acquiring company.

2. A situation in which an acquiring company has difficulty profiting from an acquisition.
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While larger marketing-oriented companies suffer from acquisition indigestion and smaller ones are dying on the vine, Cramer continues to surge ahead, growing revenue and landing prestigious clients at an impressive rate.
The "breakaway sales initiatives" never broke away, and Safeway choked on acquisition indigestion at Dominick's, which it is divesting, as well as Genuardi's and Randalls.
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