Lightspeed Launches New Features to Drive Digital Transformation of Retail SMBs
Global commerce company announces roll-out of Mobile Tap, Digital Wallet and Analytics Core as merchants rapidly adapt to new digital economy
MONTREAL, July 30, 2020 /CNW/ - As SMBs navigate a new retail landscape permanently altered by COVID-19, technology adoption is pivotal to business success. Today, Lightspeed announces new features to help its customers with the continued digital transformation of their businesses. The new tools offer increased mobility when processing transactions, more options for viewing business insights, and will better support SMBs as they continue to adjust to consumer behaviour. In the coming weeks, Lightspeed will introduce business-empowering features for in-store POS and eCommerce, including Mobile Tap supporting curbside pick-up and contactless payment, Digital Wallet, and Analytics Core.
"Our priority as we look to the future of retail is to enable our customers to adapt quickly to the dramatic and rapid changes in consumer behaviour over the past few months," said Dax Dasilva, Founder and CEO of Lightspeed. "The SMBs that Lightspeed powers are innovating quickly because they are equipped with tools that help them remain agile, stay connected with their customers, and future-proof their businesses."
The digital overhaul forced by COVID-19 has become the new normal, with consumer trends showing that eCommerce will remain crucial as SMBs adopt tactics to elevate the digital experience for their customers. Lightspeed's new solutions enhance the omnichannel shopping experience, enable greater muti-location efficiencies, and offer opportunities for improved productivity for Lightspeed retailers.
Mobile Tap for Curbside Pick-Up and Contactless Payment
Digital Wallet for eCommerce
Analytics Core for retail insights
While it was integral for retailers to have an online presence during pandemic shutdowns, it has become clear that their digital presence and strategies will remain crucial. Retailers who utilize these tactics, combined with a deep understanding of their customers will come out ahead.
Lightspeed continues to share industry knowledge through an online resource guide that serves to protect SMBs during the pandemic.
Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favorite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia.
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