With 40,000 global customers and growing, the need for independent retailers to simultaneously sell both online and in-store is crucial.
MONTRÉAL, March 7, 2017 /CNW/ -- Today, Lightspeed, a leading provider of cloud-based point of sale software for independent retailers and restaurants, announced that it has signed its 10,000th eCommerce customer. The milestone customer happens to be Picoum.com, the lifestyle brand and eCommerce startup of iconic Quebec media personality Isabelle Racicot.
"We chose Lightspeed when realizing how critical it was to evolve Picoum's website beyond content and into commerce," said Isabelle Racicot. "Working with Lightspeed has enabled my team to better engage our online customers, while making smarter business decisions. I'm thrilled with the design and the user interface is easy to work with."
Lightspeed supports many notable brands who actively sell online around the world, such as Tokyobike, LAB Brooklyn, McNally Jackson, The Drone Factory and Heineken.
"Our software offers independent businesses the freedom, flexibility and versatility that comes with a powerful cloud-based point of sale system," said Dax Dasilva, Lightspeed founder & CEO. "With our eCommerce platform, many retailers are finding it simple and easy to expand their brand to new customers and sell their products online."
Lightspeed's point of sale system allows retailers to know exactly how their business is performing, while also improving efficiency of operations. Retailers often see a 20% increase in revenue in the first year after implementing Lightspeed, which can be attributed to better inventory management and financial analysis.
Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is the most powerful cloud-based commerce solution for independent businesses, in-store and online. More than 40,000 retailers and restaurateurs processing over $15 billion in transactions annually use Lightspeed to grow and manage their business. Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, and Europe, Lightspeed is backed by Accel Partners, iNovia Capital, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Investissement Québec (IQ). Find us and our customer love by visiting www.lightspeedhq.com, Facebook.com/LightspeedHQ, Twitter: @LightspeedHQ, and Instagram: @LightspeedHQ.
Bradley Grill, Lightspeed POS Inc.
Director of Public Relations