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    Understanding your Amazon order history can uncover insights into spending patterns and streamline financial management. Exporting this data to a CSV file not only allows for easy integration with spreadsheet applications like Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel, where tools like Tiller can automatically update your financial transactions, but it also enables you to schedule and monitor export jobs for efficient data handling. On this comprehensive page, we'll delve into the essence of Amazon, provide a step-by-step guide on exporting Amazon to a CSV file, explore practical use cases, introduce Sourcetable as a powerful alternative to traditional CSV exports, and answer frequently asked questions to empower you with all the knowledge you need for effective data management.

    What is Amazon?

    Amazon is a comprehensive online marketplace offering a vast array of products across multiple categories. It provides a platform where customers can find and purchase items ranging from electronics like TVs, computers, and accessories, to home essentials including furniture, bedding, and kitchen products. Amazon also caters to personal care by selling beauty products, makeup, and fragrances, as well as health and fitness gear like yoga essentials and strength training equipment.

    In addition to its wide product range, Amazon is known for offering deals on various items, including fitness trackers, baby products, books, pantry staples, sweaters, and winter wardrobe essentials. Specialized guides and deals, such as the Valentine's Day gift guide and related deals on favorites, highlight Amazon's role in facilitating seasonal shopping experiences. Moreover, Amazon extends its offerings by selling grocery items, Japanese products, and even gift cards, accommodating a diverse set of consumer needs.

    Exporting Amazon Order History to a CSV File

    Accessing Order History through Amazon's Privacy Central

    Although Amazon has discontinued the feature that allowed users to export their order history directly to a CSV file, users can still access their order history. To obtain your Amazon order history, you must visit Amazon's "privacy central" service. Here you can download your order history which will include various details about your past Amazon transactions.

    Using the New Import CSV Line-item Workflow

    Once you have obtained your order history from Amazon's Privacy Central, you can utilize the new Import CSV Line-item workflow. This workflow is designed to read the 'Retail.OrderHistory.1.csv' file from the “Your Orders” section of the Privacy Central download. This new CSV file format may include not only your standard Amazon orders but also Amazon returns and Amazon Fresh purchases. It has the capability to contain your entire Amazon shopping history in one document.

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    Streamline Your Data Management with Sourcetable

    When managing your Amazon data, consider the seamless integration that Sourcetable offers over the traditional method of exporting to CSV and then importing to a spreadsheet program. Sourcetable's capability to sync your live data from various apps or databases, including Amazon, provides a real-time, dynamic approach to data analysis. This automated process not only saves valuable time but also reduces the risk of errors that could occur during the manual data transfer.

    With Sourcetable, you can effortlessly combine data from multiple sources, streamlining your workflow and enhancing your business intelligence capabilities. The intuitive spreadsheet interface allows for easy querying and manipulation of data, making it an excellent tool for automation. By choosing Sourcetable, you are choosing a more efficient and accurate way to handle your Amazon data, ensuring that you always have the most up-to-date information at your fingertips.

    Common Use Cases

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      Use case 1: Extracting data from scanned paper documents and converting it into a structured CSV format for analysis
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      Use case 2: Migrating data from physical documents to digital databases by exporting tables into CSV files
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      Use case 3: Backing up information from documents into CSV files for archival or compliance purposes
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      Use case 4: Processing bulk documents for business intelligence by extracting table data asynchronously
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      Use case 5: Integrating table data from documents into other applications by exporting it as CSV

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Can I export data directly from Amazon Textract to a CSV file?

    Yes, Amazon Textract has a feature that allows you to export tables from a document image to a CSV file using the AnalyzeDocument, StartDocumentAnalysis, and GetDocumentAnalysis APIs.

    How can I use Python to export tables from a document image to a CSV file with Amazon Textract?

    You can use the provided Python example which demonstrates exporting tables to CSV with Textract. The example utilizes functions like get_table_csv_results and generate_table_csv, and it interacts with AWS services using the boto3 library.

    Is it possible to export data from Amazon Textract asynchronously?

    Yes, you can export tables from Textract asynchronously by running the code in start_doc_analysis_for_table_extraction.py, followed by get_doc_analysis_for_table_extraction.py with the provided JobId.

    Can I export the results of any operation to CSV using Amazon's Operation Builder?

    Exporting to CSV is available in the Operation Builder for operations such as Scan or Query, but it is not available for batch or transaction operations. For paginated operations, only the first page of results is exported.

    What should I do after exporting data to CSV to avoid incurring charges?

    After exporting data to CSV, you should delete the associated SNS and SQS resources to avoid charges.


    Exporting your Amazon order history to a CSV file is a straightforward process that enables you to keep track of your purchases, manage expenses, and facilitate returns and refunds. By accessing the Order History Report through your Amazon account, you can obtain detailed information on every transaction. Additionally, with tools like Amazon Textract, you can extract table data from documents into a CSV file for a more thorough analysis. Whether you choose to upload your CSV files to Google Sheets or Microsoft Excel for review, or utilize Tiller for automatic updates, the flexibility of CSV exports can significantly enhance your financial tracking. However, to streamline this process even further, consider using Sourcetable to import your data directly into a spreadsheet. Sign up for Sourcetable to get started and make managing your Amazon purchases even more efficient.

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