Ten top tech tools to manage your company’s finances better

Navigating the complexities of business finances can be tough. In the beginning when there is little or no money, it’s not all that hard to do. But as you start scaling up, the finance function becomes a beast – and a critical element of business success. We are fortunate to live in exciting times. NewContinue reading “Ten top tech tools to manage your company’s finances better”

Survey: Customers like store associates – for some things

Retailers should be selective in what aspects of the in-store customer experience they automate. According to the new 2020 Consumer Shopping Trends survey of more than 1,100 consumers from Sensormatic Solutions, 64% of respondents still prefer to engage with in-store associates. Thirty percent prefer a retailer’s mobile app, while only 5% prefer robot assistants. WhileContinue reading “Survey: Customers like store associates – for some things”

6 Brick-and-Mortar Startup Tips That You Should Not Miss

When putting together your brick-and-mortar startup, you have a lot on your mind. You are wondering about costs, potential profits, hopes for expansion, hiring, advertising and more. At Lightspeed, we know how many things there are to consider when preparing your brick and mortar startup. That is why we have specially designed the Lightspeed POS system toContinue reading “6 Brick-and-Mortar Startup Tips That You Should Not Miss”

Retail-as-a-Service: What it Means for Commerce Innovation and Survival

Retailers burdened by legacy store technology and disparate commerce systems are hobbled when the focus becomes point-of-sale (POS) lanes, hardware and disjointed commerce engagement.  These retailers are at the mercy of software vendors who control the applications that drive current commerce experiences and are led to deliver one-off initiatives to fill gaps in customer expectations.Continue reading “Retail-as-a-Service: What it Means for Commerce Innovation and Survival”