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Holiday Shopping Outlook Glum, Analysts Say

Some Wall Street analysts warn of a "dismal" holiday shopping season. But others point to the 3.1-percent economic growth rate and say the predictions are overly pessimistic. NPR's Laura Sydell reports.

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Laura Sydell fell in love with the intimate storytelling qualities of radio, which combined her passion for theatre and writing with her addiction to news. Over her career she has covered politics, arts, media, religion, and entrepreneurship. Currently Sydell is the Digital Culture Correspondent for NPR's All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, and NPR.org.