Reddit Asks, Prediko Answers: Automating Inventory Management for Shopify and eBay

By Youri Moskovic
Last Updated:
July 16, 2024


We are starting a new series called "Reddit Asks, Prediko Answers," where we tackle your most pressing inventory management questions asked on Reddit.

Today, we’re diving into a common query about automating inventory management for Shopify and eBay using Excel.

Question Highlight

A Reddit user asked if Excel can be used for automatic inventory management to handle sales on Shopify and eBay.

question on reddit about automatic inventory management

They were curious about functions or methods to automatically update the inventory count in an Excel spreadsheet whenever a sale is made.

Common Solutions and Their Limitations

Typical responses suggested:

  • Manually exporting data from Shopify and inputting it into Excel.
  • Utilising Excel's Power Query to update data automatically upon opening the spreadsheet.

However, these methods lack real-time synchronization and require significant manual effort, which can lead to errors and inefficiencies.

Prediko makes automating inventory on Shopify possible

Prediko is an AI Inventory Management Shopify app designed specifically for Shopify Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) brands, streamlining inventory management through an intuitive dashboard.

Here is how Prediko able to automate inventory on Shopify:

  • Provides real-time inventory updates directly integrated with Shopify. 
  • You can see all the logs whenever there is a sync
  • This is an automated sync that replaces cumbersome manual processes, ensuring inventory levels are always synchronised between both platforms.
sync data for 1 hour ago

Benefits of Using Prediko Over Excel

Prediko offers numerous advantages over Excel, including:

  • Time efficiency: Spend less time on manual data entry and more on growing your business.
  • Accuracy: Minimise errors associated with manual updates.
  • Scalability: Easily manage larger volumes of products and complex inventory requirements
buying table within Prediko


"Reddit Asks, Prediko Answers" aims to help the Reddit community in solving the most pressing inventory management issues with the right answers

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