Industry analysts see the move by Sears Holdings (SHLD) to reduce its stake in Sears Canada to...

|About: Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)|By:, SA News Editor

Industry analysts see the move by Sears Holdings (SHLD) to reduce its stake in Sears Canada to 51% as clearing the path for a host of U.S. retailers to jump in to take advantage of the void as Sears Canada trims its operations. Both Nordstrom (JWN) and Saks (SKS) could jump into a Canadian market that boasts 50% higher sales per square foot at malls than in the U.S., while Target (TGT) might accelerate its own expansion plans.