Holiday Sales Rise Consumers set sales records as the holiday shopping season gets under way. Pollster ShopperTrak gauged Friday's sales at 12.3 percent higher than last year's. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports, and NPR's Liane Hansen talks with Tracy Mullin, CEO of the National Retail Federation.

Early Holiday Sales Beat Predictions

Early Holiday Sales Beat Predictions

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Consumers set sales records as the holiday shopping season gets under way. Pollster ShopperTrak gauged Friday's sales at 12.3 percent higher than last year's. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports, and NPR's Liane Hansen talks with Tracy Mullin, CEO of the National Retail Federation.