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Shoot the messenger

6 December 2018 By Lauren Silva Laughlin, Jennifer Saba

Chairman Eddie Lampert is offering $4.6 bln to buy the U.S. retailer out of bankruptcy and save 50,000 jobs. Focusing on employees is laudable. But Lampert failed to turn Sears around in more than a decade of trying. Its staff and advisers would be better off with new ideas.

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