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Holiday Sales Worst in 30 Years

Early retail sales figures for November and December are the worst since 1970. That's bad news for an economy struggling to break out of its slump. NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with analyst Kurt Barnard of Barnard's Retail Consulting Group.

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