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Field of screams

  “If you build it, he will come.” So said the disembodied voices in the iconic 1980s baseball fantasy, Field of Dreams. The response of Kevin Costner’s character to the whispers emanating from his cornfield was to build a baseball stadium in the middle of his farm. While the movie had a happy ending, retailers venturing to ‘build it’ in other pastures have not always been so successful. In the last week, US discount department store, Target, has announced a retreat from Canada fo