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I blog about them

E-commerce is hard.

But this blog can help you.

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Learn About Finance

Inventory-based businesses are notorious for being difficult when it comes to accounting and financial decision making.  I’m kind of a numbers geek and enjoy breaking things down for you and finding best practices.

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All About Data

The amount of data to process in the-ecommerce world is endless.  This is my wheelhouse.  I like looking at what data is available and how to use it to make effective decisions that will grow the business.

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Automate Operations

I hate in inefficiency. Especially when it comes to operations.  Processes are super important.  I love automating that side of the businesses so I can focus on the things I really want to do like writing this blog 😉

Latest Articles

April 13, 2021

Amazon FBA Inventory Reconciliation and Accounting Issue

Throughout this blog post you may see specific case IDs or other situational specific information. This post is being sent to the Amazon team in order to try to promote fixes to the Amazon issues. I wanted to post the entire content as a blog post as well as I am sure there are many […]

December 6, 2020

Should I sell my brand on Amazon?

The decision of whether or not to sell your brand on Amazon in the first place is one that many companies deal with. The decision comes down to two main questions: Is it beneficial to my brand? Can I make money? Is it beneficial to my brand? The health of a brand is a long […]

November 29, 2020

Sourcing new Products using Terapeak and ImportGenius

Terapeak is an ebay-owned company that provides market sales data that can help sellers identify new sourcing opportunities. Terapeak used to be an independent company until eBay acquired it in December 2017. You can now access Terapeak if you area an anchor store subscriber via the “Research” tab in eBay Seller Hub. Whether you sell […]

November 22, 2020

Keeping Amazon FBA in check

To continue the discussion on Keeping your 3PL in check, Amazon FBA is a 3PL that warrants special treatment. Operationally, the real-time inventory figures are available via the “GET_FBA_MYI_UNSUPPRESSED_INVENTORY_DATA” report, accessible via the Reporting API. We have not found any inventory report accessible via Seller Central that offers the same level of real-time detailed data, […]

November 15, 2020

Keeping your 3PL in check

A 3PL (Third Party Logistics) service is a 3rd party warehouse that stores, ships, and receives goods on your behalf. If you use a 3PL in an e-commerce environment, you’ve probably faced challenges in auditing the inventory levels of the 3PL. There are two needs for 3PL inventory levels that are needed: Operational needs Accounting […]

November 8, 2020

Inconsistency of data for Amazon Financial Adjustments

You may have read our previous blog post titled “A Breakdown of Amazon Fees“ One of the “Adjustment” financial events we listed was “ReturnPostageBilling_postage”. This was a shipping fee to compensate the buyer for shipping items back when seller was at fault. It would be very useful to know which Amazon Order this charge belongs […]

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About Me

Kalvin Mizzi

Online Seller, Finance Geek, Developer

Kalvin Mizzi has over 20 years experience in the E-commerce industry.  He holds an Economics degree from University of Toronto, where he graduated with Honors, and is a self-taught programmer and entrepreneur.

Kalvin started his career in the real estate development industry, raising equity/debt, financial modeling, and sales/brokerage.

He is passionate about systems and helping other E-commerce sellers.