piggybacking

 Practice of one firm marketing another firm’s products; making use of existing efforts. In stock markets, when a broker buys or sells based on the actions of a client it is considered illegal piggybacking.
 ► “The new service piggybacks onto existing channel capacity enabling cable-TV viewers to address data, such as weather forecasts and traffic reports.” (Electronic Business Today, Sept. 1995, p. 44)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Piggybacking — Huckepackverschickung bei Datenprotokollen …   Acronyms

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  • piggybacking — pɪgɪbæk adv. atop the shoulders, on the back v. add cargo wagons to a train …   English contemporary dictionary

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