Sears: A Horse Race For The Top Job

With a CEO vacancy looming, there are two top inside candidates--one, an unsung Canadian

At Sears, Roebuck & Co.'s annual analyst meeting this April, outgoing Chairman and Chief Executive Arthur C. Martinez called the usual top company executives to the podium to talk about their achievements. What surprised some analysts, however, was the fourth member of the lineup: Paul S. Walters, head of Sears Canada Inc.

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