SEATTLE — Amazon.com here said this year’s holiday season was its best ever in terms of sales, with the busiest day being Dec. 10. On that day, its customers ordered 5.4 million items, or 62.5 items per second. Among the top-selling items during this year’s holiday season that compete with supermarket offerings: Numi’s Bouquet bamboo gift set, Lavazza Crema e Aroma coffee beans and Senseo Douwe Egberts dark roast coffee pod, all from Amazon’s grocery department; Soup’s On gift basket by Wine ...

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