A couple of weeks ago we asked the question is this a time of recession or a moment of reorder? With 6.3 million items ordered on its peak day of December 15, Amazon has announced that the 2008 holiday season. While traditional retail slumped by 4% during the period, the online retailer managed to be able to sell products of all sizes and varieties with no problem.

Top sellers in consumer electronics included Samsung’s 52-inch 1080p 120Hz LCD HDTV, the Apple iPod touch 8 GB and the Acer Aspire One 8.9-inch netbook.

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