NPR Story
3:38 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Is It Too Soon To Worry About Holiday Retail Sales?

Originally published on Tue October 15, 2013 4:14 am

The calendar says October, but retailers and economists are already analyzing the holiday shopping season. With budget battles gripping Washington and an economy that's still recovering, there are mixed feelings about how far shoppers will open their wallets.