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Lightspeed Retail POS (X-Series)

By Lightspeed
3.97 out of 5 stars
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Lightspeed Retail POS & Payments platform powers the world’s best retail businesses. Grow in-store and online sales, increase profits and automate tedious processes with Lightspeed's multi-outlet POS and POS platform. Connect Lightspeed with Xero and let us take care of the accounting for you!
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May 2011


Connect Lightspeed with Xero and let us take care of your accounting!

Lightspeed Retail POS & Payments seamlessly connects your point of sale to your Xero accounting software, saving you time and money.

Lightspeed Retail POS & Payments is a cloud-based commerce platform that powers retail businesses worldwide. With its scalable, reliable point of sale system and eCom platform, you can sell across channels, streamline operations, engage with your customers, accept payments and grow your business. The award-winning support team is available 24/7 to help you whenever you need it.

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Lightspeed Retail POS (X-Series) + Xero

Lightspeed Retail POS and Xero sync so easily with each other you’ll never have to think about accounting.

Automate painful admin tasks and eliminate human error with daily sales and payment totals, cash movements, stock orders, cost-of-goods and contacts flowing easily between the two systems.

Lightspeed supercharges your Xero reports with visibility into how your business is truly performing, including your real-time profit and loss. Spend less time wrestling with spreadsheets and admin, and more time with your customers.

With Lightspeed Retail and Xero together you can see more, know more and do more:

  • End of day register closures: Automatically sync daily sales totals, payment type totals and invoices to Xero, ready for bank reconciliation.

  • Cash management: Cash payments, petty cash withdrawals and opening and closing float balances from Lightspeed also automatically sync to Xero.

  • Cost-of-goods-sold (COGS): COGS automatically sync to Xero and are recognized as they are sold.

  • Account sales: Each time you make an account sale, an accounts receivable invoice will automatically post to Lightspeed using customizable payment due dates.

  • Bulk account payments: Pay off multiple account sales or layaways against a single customer in a single transaction in both Lightspeed and Xero.

  • Stock orders: Send supplier inventory orders from Lightspeed to Xero as accounts payable invoices. Keep track of and reconcile any outstanding purchases.

  • Integrated retail: Invoice your customers from either Lightspeed or Xero. Receive payments and manage balances on either platform.

  • Account mapping: Use product level account codes to assign the sales and purchases of products to specific accounts in Xero.

  • Manage contacts: Import Xero customers and suppliers into Lightspeed. Update your customer information in Lightspeed and it will automatically sync to Xero.

  • Track liabilities: Loyalty and gift card transactions post to Xero with register closures for easy management of liability.

  • Tracking Categories: Report on transactions by outlet or channel by mapping Lightspeed to Xero Tracking Categories.

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Liz Hunt
Posted 26 Mar 2024
1 out of 5 stars

Run a mile

Shocking experience. Very difficult to reconcile. Was promised in writing that fees would be charged monthly in an invoice, all lies to get us to sign the contract. Reports are not accurate, they vary from report to report with the same information. Moving to lightspeed has only cost me more time and frustration
One person found this review helpful.
Pierre Schoeman
Posted 22 Jun 2023
1 out of 5 stars

Stock Price Not Updating

Vend has a function to receive stock and to set a mark-up for a Vendor. However this functions does not update your current stock pricing or your selling price. They have a Inventory report with a Average pricing. But your average stock price and your current inventory and selling price is not connected. As such you can receive stock in Vend, but it does not update any pricing and you can sell the stock at a loss. Causing your business to fail. Vend would like you to update the pricing manually by importing a stock list.
2 people found this review helpful.
Suzanne Young
Posted 15 May 2023
1 out of 5 stars

Poor performance

The way Vend posts its transactions to Xero makes it very difficult to reconcile the bank account, which is time consuming. We have also integrated Vend to our Shopify website, credit balances from Shopify don't post to Vend therefore each transaction needs to be done manually. Vend blames Shopify and Shopify blame Vend. Unable in Vend to post earlier dates relating to inventory transactions as everything is real time so then you need to amend transactions in Xero to the correct date. Personally after the experience I have had with Vend support and the issues with integration I would not recommend this product to anyone.
One person found this review helpful.

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Lightspeed Retail POS (X-Series)
Credit Notesshared from Lightspeed Retail POS (X-Series) to Xero
Paymentsshared from Xero to Lightspeed Retail POS (X-Series) and from Lightspeed Retail POS (X-Series) to Xero
Invoicesshared from Xero to Lightspeed Retail POS (X-Series) and from Lightspeed Retail POS (X-Series) to Xero
Contactsshared from Xero to Lightspeed Retail POS (X-Series) and from Lightspeed Retail POS (X-Series) to Xero
Accountsshared from Xero to Lightspeed Retail POS (X-Series)
Tax Ratesshared from Xero to Lightspeed Retail POS (X-Series)
Manual Journalsshared from Lightspeed Retail POS (X-Series) to Xero


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App details

By Lightspeed
Added in 2011


Australia, Canada, Global, Indonesia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States




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