Amid the supply chain crunch, individual major retail companies are taking previously unheard-of measures to bring products to the U.S. from overseas factories. According to reports from Reuters and other news sources, several big retailers, including Walmart (NYSE: WMT) , The Home Depot (NYSE: HD) , Target (NYSE: TGT) , and privately held Ikea, are now chartering cargo ships to create their own supply chain.
Is this strategy worth looking at as part of assessing a company's investment worthiness? Here's a brief overview of why it could be bullish, though not necessarily a long-term solution.
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