What is Lightspeed?
Lightspeed Retail is a cloud-based POS solution that is suitable for retailers in industries such as apparel, footwear, bike, jewelry, pet, sporting goods, and home decor. The solution offers retailers tools including inventory management, retail store management, cash drawer control, payment processing, purchase order management, customer profile access, accounting software integration, and integration with POS hardware such as barcode scanner or receipt printer tools. Lightspeed offers a fully integrated, eCommerce platform that allows customers to manage in-store and online inventory, have a single view of customers and analyze multi-channel sales data.
The retail POS system offers multi-store capabilities such as inventory sync across all locations, while mobile extensions mean that associates can check on inventory and conduct sales from anywhere in the store via iPad. The retail POS solution offers inventory management tools that enable users to create track and assign serial numbers to products as well as create product variations such as size, color, and material using a matrix system. Lightspeed Retail also offers some customer service features such as profiles, sales history logs, and customer insights.
Lightspeed software is available on a monthly subscription and offers free, personalized onboarding and 24/7 support. The Lightspeed Retail POS iPad app enables businesses to create an iPad POS system within their retail store to process payments, perform returns, accept gift card payments, apply discounts, and more, and it can also be used in offline mode.
Lightspeed Retail Benefits
Here are some of the benefits of POS systems Lightspeed:
With Lightspeed Retail, you have a total retail POS system that you can rely on. It has a wide array of functionalities that include quoting, invoicing, management, and ordering tools. These are further complemented by robust reporting features and timesheet and job functionalities. The product can handle inventory and customers, conduct transactions with ease, and exploit businesses’ analytics. With Lightspeed, your staff has the tools they need to perform quoting, ordering, and invoicing.
You can also track your entire inventory across different locations as the platform has a multi-store capability. This feature allows staff to check inventory or sell from anywhere in your store with the use of an iPad.
SEO and online store building:
To help boost your Google, Bing, and Yahoo ranking, the vendor included native SEO tools, which you can use without the need for training. Using these tools, you can add metadata to your products, along with page headings, product tags and descriptions and meta descriptions. The solution also sports a blogging system, which you can use to better connect with your customers.
Setup and equipment:
The platform is quick and easy to set up, you need only to link your account to your Google user account, with personalized onboarding offered absolutely for free. And in case you want to get the most out of your setup, the vendor can provide you additional hardware, which may include barcode scanners, cash drawers, and receipt printers. What’s even better about the system is that it can smoothly integrate with popular social media platforms, enabling you to easily connect to your customers.
Lightspeed Retail is cloud-based point-of-sale software that users can access anytime, anywhere. Contact Sovereign Software for Lightspeed development and more details.