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Early Holiday Sales Beat Predictions

Retailers set sales records as the holiday shopping season gets underway. Discounter Wal-Mart had its biggest one-day sales ever, hawking $1.43 billion of merchandise. Trend analyst Shoppertrak says U.S. retailers report a 12 percent sales increase over last year. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports.

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