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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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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