Grow sustainably by switching

from Lightspeed POS to Magestore

Why Lightspeed isn’t the best choice for running your Magento business anymore.

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Is now the time to change your Lightspeed POS system to another solution?

We’ve spoken with plenty of store owners using Lightspeed who have asked themselves the same question.

  • Broken inventory management that doesn’t sync across storefronts
  • Highly-technical customizations that require in-house IT support
  • Added fees whenever you open a new location

These common frustrations with Lightspeed make it hard for businesses to grow sustainably and provide the seamless experience the customers expect.

If Lightspeed is falling short and you’re looking for alternatives, we’re here to help.

You won’t find any ill-designed and long feature tables here. Instead, we’re sharing the real reasons store owners have told us why they switched to Magestore POS, and how it’s dramatic change improvements to their business.

Why customers want to switch to Magestore

after using Lightspeed POS for their Magento site

Here are three common problems Lightspeed ex-customers faced before they came to Magestore.

Synchronize All Data Across Channels

“I couldn’t take advantage of Lightspeed’s features because of their weak connection to Magento.”

  • Lightspeed POS
    We don’t deny that Lightspeed provides so many features for retailers. But their non-native-to-Magento system causes a huge problem in data synchronization between online and offline, especially inventory information and loyalty program. Most Magestore customers mentioned this issue when they look for another solution.
  • Magestore POS
    Magestore POS solution is native to Magento and ensures real-time data sync between the online website and physical store. We make it super easy for retailers to manage multiple sales channels and get a single, unified view into how your business is doing.

“Lightspeed couldn’t customize some unique features for my specific industry.”

  • Lightspeed POS
    Lightspeed has limited third-party compatibility and typically requires coding experience to make any robust changes to functionality. For most retailers, learning the system from scratch and customizing the feature on their own are too dangerous, too costly and time-consuming. It can even lead to a clumsy customer experience as the system becomes overloaded with features.
  • Magestore POS
    Unlike Lightspeed, Magestore has a dedicated business analysis and development team to work on your unique requirement. We will design a perfect solution that matches your business processes, then the team will start coding the feature at a very competitive hourly rate.
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“I couldn’t save money when expanding business because Lightspeed charges fee whenever opening a new store.”

  • Lightspeed POS
    Not only Lightspeed charges you whenever your business opens new locations, but when you pay for a subscription from Lightspeed, it doesn’t mean you own their POS. You just “hire” them for a period of time, and when you want to switch to a new system and cancel their plan, you must “pack” your stuff and migrate all data of your business to the new system.
  • Magestore POS
    Unlike Lightspeed, all Magestore POS pricing plans come with unlimited users and unlimited devices. Just pay one time, you can own our POS forever, expand as many stores as you want, and get your entire team using the software without spending more per user like Lightspeed.

What customers say when switching from

non-Magento system to Magestore POS

I still think the cost is very good for what we get; the program is very good and stable. This is our 3rd POS program. PWA POS is by far better than the others. This is truly a revolutionary product.

Greg Penno, Owner of Mr. Pet’sPet Shop | Canada

Web store stock status updated live, sales were a lot quicker. But more than that, the Magestore package has been a huge time saver! I’ve saved approximately a full working day after each event.

Eva Dejmo, Owner of LolitabutikenFashion & Apparel | Sweden

When we made the choice we wondered why you would pay a monthly fee when it is all here and in a way you can bespoke build piece by piece to fit your needs.

Andy Noon, Owner of Poppets StoreHobbies & Toys | England

After doing a lot of research, Magestore POS came up as one of the better products. It speeds up a lot of the processes that we’d manually have to do. It saves us a lot of time. I’d recommend Magestore POS through its ease of use.

Simon, Owner of Ministry of BassHobbies & Toys | Australia

We had looked at some other POS providers, but we just feel that Magestore is the best solution for our business. Being able to customize is huge for us. That’s really what we need and the Magestore team is great to work with for our needs.

Matthieu, Owner of Upper LimitsE-cigarettes | USA

Don’t wait, switch to Magestore today

(it’s easier than you think)

If the current Lightspeed POS system makes you exhausted, don’t hesitate to talk with our consultant to get a free switching analysis.

Make The Switch Now