The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which consumer-goods editor and analyst Austin Smith and industrials editor/analyst Brendan Byrnes discuss topics around the investing world.

Sears Holdings. It's perhaps the most contentiously debated company in our office today. The battle lines are drawn, with the "love it" team calling Sears misunderstood, and the "leave it" team calling it a sinking ship. Which is it? Today Austin runs through the bull case to see whether Sears could return to its former glory.

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