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Founded in 2005, in Montréal, Quebec, Lightspeed® provides point of sale and ecommerce solutions for retailers and restaurateurs. Lightspeed® POS is an all-in-one cloud-based mobile solution that streamlines the way you serve customers and saves time by using integrated purchasing catalogs. It makes it easier to do data-driven decisions by tracking costs, old inventory and low stock alerts.

  • Specifically designed for retailers
  • Gift and loyalty programs, sales and labor reporting

  • Consumer-grade tablets may have issues: cables, broken screens, wifi connectivity etc.
  • Entirely web and app-based. Offline mode can't process payments
  • High price point for smaller restaurants.
  • Basic plan is limited to one register and five employees

Lightspeed® is Best For:
  • Food Retailers,
  • Bars, Coffee Shops,
  • Restaurants

Lightspeed® Cost

  • Upfront equipment costs
  • Starting Price $99/month
  • eCommerce plugin to sell online - additional $59/month
Locally installed
Cloud based
Multi-store management
Integrated eCommerce
Remote access
Built-in reports and analytics
Ease of use
Inventory management
Loyalty programs
Gift cards.
Special orders and layaways.
Table management
Credit card processing when offline
24/7 Phone support
24/7 Chat support
In-person training
Online training
Online docs
Backend integration
Third party apps
Lightspeed® vs.