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A frenzied start to an uncertain season

Holiday shoppers hit stores early, but retailers worry: Will momentum last?

By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / November 24, 2007

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Marie Ruiz used the glow of a cellphone screen to study a map of the Framingham Wal-Mart early yesterday morning, as she and hundreds of other shoppers waited for the store to open at 5 a.m. (Full article: 949 words)

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