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August product updates


What's new in Lightspeed Retail (R-Series)

Lightspeed Retail POS (R-Series)


Accurate shipping currency for purchase orders

When shipping costs are saved in purchase orders, the vendor’s currency remains the same and is not converted to local currency. This means purchase orders from international vendors remain accurate and your shipping costs are calculated correctly.

Learn more about purchase orders


Greater security for Lightspeed Subscriptions

Protect valuable transaction information and gain more control over your subscriptions. The new employee permission to allow or restrict access to customer subscription details means you can decide which employees have access to credit card and other customer information.

Learn more about Lightspeed Subscriptions


Updates to the new location setup

Retail-R-new-location.pngAfter creating a new location for your shop, the page redirects to show that new shop. This makes setting up a new location more efficient and eliminates confusion during setup.

Learn more about adding locations


Register switching enhancement

Retail-R-register-lock.pngEnsure users are logged into the correct location and keep inventory, sales, and reporting accurate with register lock on devices and browsers. Set a device lock that won’t expire to ensure that device stays mapped to a specific location.

Learn more about managing registers


Accurate item inventory history

Retail-R-item-history.pngOn an item’s history, links to sales, transfers, vendor return, and counts in the source column correctly redirect to the corresponding page. This means you’ll be able to find the information you need efficiently.


Increased account security

Added security eliminates the risk of Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks and gives you peace of mind that your account and settings are secure.

Lightspeed eCom (C-Series)


Improved checkout experience

Multiple upgrades to checkout workflows to create a smoother checkout experience for your customers. Gift card payments process successfully, signed-in customer details auto-populate, and each order creates only one debit or credit invoice.


Improved experience with shipping integrations

Shipping integrations calculate taxes accurately, including regional tax overrides, meaning greater efficiency for your shipping processes.

Learn more about shipping integration partners


Email verification for customer accounts

To improve security, newly created customer accounts now require an email verification step before they are able to log in. You can customize the content of this email and include your branding and colors.

Learn more about customizing notification emails

Lightspeed Financial Services


Lightspeed Capital in app banner

Retail-R-Capital.pngA new banner for Lightspeed Capital in Lightspeed POS makes your application to Lightspeed Capital even more streamlined. This banner shows on accounts with admin or owner permissions.

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Lightspeed Analytics


Build purchase orders using demand forecasting

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Build purchase orders faster and accurately with demand forecasting in Lightspeed Analytics. Add suggested items to your purchase orders based on forecasted sales demand generated in Analytics to simplify your ordering process.

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