Amazon flourishes in record-breaking holiday season

Amazon package on a conveyor belt, Photo Date: 1/28/2018 / Cropped Photo: Christoph Scholz / CC BY-SA 2.0 / (MGN)
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(CNN) -- Santa was good to Amazon this year.

The e-commerce giant wrote in a Wednesday press release that it had a record-breaking holiday season.

According to the release, customers ordered more items worldwide than in any previous year.

The release also detailed some of this season's most popular items.

They included the Echo Dot, the Glam Glitter series doll and Bose QuietComfort wireless headphones, just to name a few.

Amazon also said prime memberships saw continued growth this year.