Using the Lightspeed Dashboard app

With the Lightspeed Dashboard app for iPhone and iPod Touch you can keep your eyes on your store even when you’re not around. Lightspeed Dashboard connects to your Lightspeed Retail point of sale to provide you with a real-time look at sales data, across any number of locations.

You can retrieve inventory data with the built-in Scanner to scan a barcode with your iPhone or iPod Touch camera. You ca view the quantity available, on order, and totals per store.

The app is available to Lightspeed Retail users with Advanced Reporting.

To log in use your Lightspeed Retail username and password
To log out tap Options > Logout
To view the Sales screen tap the Sales tab
To choose the date range tap the date range arrow
To use the scanner tap the Scanner tab and with your mobile device position the barcode in the viewfinder

Information on the dashboard

Sales data for all stores

Total total sale amount, excluding quotes
Largest largest individual sale amount
Averages average sale amount
Invoices total number of sales invoices, including quotes
Owing total quoted sale amount

Store-specific data

Total total sale amount, excluding quotes
Largest largest individual sale amount
Averages average sale amount
Invoices total number of sales invoices, including quotes
Owing total quoted sale amount

Stats

The Stats screen shows product and store performance data for any date range. The current day's information is cached and updated every hour. Use the calendar and click Search to display a data range.

Top performers

Lists the top products by quantity sold across all stores. The quantity value factors in any refunds for the product. For example, if you sell 4 units and refund 1, the quantity displayed is 3. Products with the same quantity sold are listed alphabetically by description.

To get more information, including a breakdown of sales by store, click the product in the list.

Sold quantity of the product sold
Cost combined product cost for quantity sold
Unit cost average product cost per unit for quantity sold
Sell combined sale amount for quantity sold, including discounts applied to products at the time of sale
Unit sell average sale amount per unit for quantity sold, including discounts applied to products at the time of sale
Gross margin difference between total sales revenue and total cost for the quantity sold, expressed as a percentage

Worst performers

Lists the worst products by quantity sold across all stores. The quantity value takes into account any refunds made for the product. For example, if you sell 4 units and refund 1, the quantity displayed is 3. Products with the same quantity sold are listed alphabetically by description.

To get more information, including a breakdown of sales by store, click the product from the list.

Sold quantity of the product sold
Cost combined product cost for quantity sold
Unit cost average product cost per unit for quantity sold
Sell combined sale amount for quantity sold, including discounts applied to products at the time of sale
Unit sell average sale amount per unit for quantity sold, including discounts applied to products at the time of sale
Gross margin difference between total sales revenue and total cost for the quantity sold, expressed as a percentage

Top categories

Lists the best product categories by quantity sold across all stores.

To get more information, including a breakdown of sales by store, click the category from the list.

Sold quantity of the product sold
Cost combined product cost for quantity sold
Unit cost average product cost per unit for quantity sold
Sell combined sale amount for quantity sold, including discounts applied to products at the time of sale
Unit sell average sale amount per unit for quantity sold, including discounts applied to products at the time of sale
Gross margin difference between total sales revenue and total cost for the quantity sold, expressed as a percentage

Profit vs cost

Displays a visual and numerical representation of the profit, cost, and tax dollar amounts for each store. You can show or hide profit, cost, and tax amounts by clicking them in the legend.

Store performance

Displays for each store the total cost, profit, and gross margin for all sales, and the top and worst product performers and top category performers.

 

 

 

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