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This was Amazon's biggest holiday season to date, "with customers all around the world shopping at record levels", the company said in a press release.

The Echo Dot was the e-commerce giant's best-selling item across all categories, and the e-tailer said millions more of its devices were purchased this year than last year. Predictably, Amazon didn't release any specific sales figures, only noting that Echo Dot sales ranged in the millions. Amazon's Alexa app also topped the charts for Apple and Google Play on Christmas day, suggesting an influx of new customers setting up their devices.

Customers bought more than 1 billion items across the world fromThanksgiving through Cyber Monday, Amazon said in a press release.

Amazon confirmed today that it sold "tens of millions" of Alexa-enabled products worldwide this holiday season.

More than 6,000 trailers and 32 Amazon Air planes were active in the USA during the holiday season.

Across North America and the Europe, associates at 10 fulfillment centers picked, packed, and shipped more than one million customer packages in a single day.

As many investors had expected, Amazon.com, Inc.

While Amazon is a major business, the company said more than half of its online sales are generated through small businesses, much of this via Fulfillment by Amazon.

Amazon is still offering deals on the new Echo (2nd Gen.) and Echo Dot, so if you're looking to get your first Alexa device or add Amazon's assistant to more rooms in your home, hit the links below.

Amazon's Fire TV Stick was the top-selling line of streaming-media players in the U.S., U.K., Germany, and Japan on the site, with the site selling twice as many Fire TV Sticks this year vs. last year's holiday season.

Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999.

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