Definition of fast follower in English:

fast follower

Line breaks: fast fol|low¦er


A company that quickly imitates the innovations of its competitors: its successful model of evolving from fast follower to market leader [as modifier]: fast-follower strategies
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  • You have to be willing to be a fast follower, as you start to see things that work for other companies.
  • The company's pitch looks promising, but in an industry full of fast followers and riddled with digital disruption, its future remains uncertain.
  • Fast-follower strategies are actually more successful in general than innovation-pioneering strategies.

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