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Sears Canada has struggled to turn around its flagging business.
Sears Canada has struggled to turn around its flagging business.
(ANDY CLARK/REUTERS)

DAVID PARKINSON

Sears Canada can’t grow the business while parent is selling the store

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Calvin McDonald’s decision to leave Sears Canada Inc. draws attention to the biggest problem trying to turn around the Canadian shopping-store giant: It’s hard to grow a business when your boss seems hell-bent on shrinking it.