Shopify vs Lightspeed

What’s the best point of sale system for you?

Bring your in-store and online sales together with the point of sale that simplifies your day-to-day so you can scale.

Designed with growth in mind

Boost your business with straightforward software and powerful features.

Intuitive software

Streamline your point of sale

Shopify POS was designed with simplicity in mind, so you can speed up everyday tasks and onboard new employees quickly.

Multichannel sales

Grow your sales channels

Sell in store, online, and on social media. Add as many sales channels as you like, and manage all your transactions from the Shopify admin.

Clear pricing

Feel confident you know what’s included in your Shopify plan with transparent, all-in-one pricing.

Mobile checkout

Check out customers anywhere in your store with Shopify’s fully mobile point of sale system.

Integrated payments

Manage in-store and online transactions in one place, without third-party payment processors.

“The year we switched to Shopify and started selling across channels, we doubled our sales from the year before in six months.”

Juliana Di Simone, partner | tokyobike

Features for your entire business

When comparing Lightspeed vs Shopify, think about your whole business, not just your POS.

Built-in ecommerce

Create a website and start selling at no extra cost with Shopify’s online store builder.

Inventory management

Keep track of inventory in one place, whether you’re managing stock in store or online.


Get analytics that draw insights from every part of your business, so you can make informed decisions fast.

Customer management

Provide standout service with customer profiles that sync across all your touchpoints.

Multichannel marketing

Drive online shoppers in store with marketing tools that can access your whole customer list.

24/7 support

Contact Shopify by email, live chat, or phone and get help from a team that’s familiar with your whole business.

Pricing plans

All Shopify plans come with ecommerce and Shopify POS.

All-in-one pricing

Sell in store and online for one monthly fee—no expensive integrations required.

One credit card rate

With competitive, pre-negotiated rates, pay the same percentage for all credit cards.

No hidden fees

Run multiple stores without having to pay per location or point of sale.

Why choose Shopify POS?

  • Intuitive software
  • Multichannel sales
  • Clear pricing
  • Mobile checkout
  • Integrated payments

Learn more about Shopify POS

Shopify POS

Read more about Shopify POS, from checkout to inventory management.

Shopify POS webinar

Sign up for a free webinar and get a step-by-step demo of Shopify POS.

Shopify POS hardware

Browse Shopify’s sleek and mobile POS hardware.

Page last updated December 2019

How can Shopify POS work for you?

Deciding between Lightspeed POS and Shopify? Get a solution that grows with your business with Shopify POS.