Horizontal Integration is a type of strategy pursued by Whole Foods in order to strengthen its position in the industry. Read Chapter 6 Assurance of Learning Exercise #1 related to Live Nation (https://www.livenationentertainment.com/) and respond to the following questions: How has the Whole Foods used horizontal mergers and acquisitions to strengthen its competitive position? Are these moves primarily offensive or defensive? Please explain. Has either Live Nation or Ticketmaster achieved any type of advantage based on the timing of its strategic moves? Relate your response to our coursework from this week.Submission Details: Your analysis must be driven by facts, research, and data. Your analysis should be 500 words or less. Incorporate a minimum of at least one course and one non-course scholarly/peer reviewed source in your paper. All written assignments must include a coverage page, introductory and concluding paragraphs, reference page, and proper in-text citations using APA guidelines.