The guest on today’s episode is Arik Oganesian. He is a seasoned entrepreneur, a former amazon seller, and a partner at Pilot Wave Holdings, an acquisitions firm. He currently leads the eCommerce vertical and has a wealth of experience in leveraging technology and analytics to transform products and businesses. Prior to joining Pilot Wave, Arik co-founded Tapuya Brands, an Amazon brand accelerator. With his background in engineering, data science, and M&A, Arik is committed to the belief that tying operations with financials are the foundation for success in an Amazon business. In today’s episode, he discusses using KPIs to measure and predict success.

Amazon Legends Shorts with Arik Oganesian:
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  • Amazon’s seller lifecycle consists of 4 stages that a seller goes through.
  • Now amazon encrypts the customer’s name, email address, and physical address for FBA customers.
  • The churn rate is no of return customers after the initial purchase.
  • Amazon uses the same encryption every time for one particular customer.
  • There are AI programs that can use encryption to track repeat customers.

Quote of the Show:

How do we understand on a macro level what Amazon wants to do, and how do we manipulate the game where we are optimizing for the success of the business?


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Nick Uresin is the Founder and CEO of ArgoMetrix, a New York based software and consulting company established in 2013. Nick is an Entrepreneur, Electronics, Communications and Computer Science Engineer, who has a passion for problem solving with technology. Nick built an online retail company with annual revenues of over $10 million. He developed his vision to organize the knowledge and technology he developed to become a large Amazon Seller and provide it as a service to manufacturers and sellers of consumer products. Let's get social! Follow us and get ArgoMetrix's latest updates on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

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