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Published reports say that Sears Canada is ready to unveil a new line of Martha Stewart Everyday patio furniture, featuring five design themes and including patio chairs, tables, umbrellas, and accent pieces.

"The colors of the collection are muted and natural," said Sears' Canada's Sarah Chrystman, who said that the five themes are named after resort areas such as Cape May and Santa Barbara.
KC's View:
Better "Cape May" and "Santa Barbara" than, say, "Sing Sing," "Alcatraz," or "Leavenworth."

And MNB couldn't confirm reports that a line of prison cots is on the agenda for 2005.

Next thing you know, Sears Canada will be hiring Dennis Kozlowski to run its financial services division.