LightSpeed Vs Springboard Retail

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 25, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - LightSpeed or Springboard Retail?

Springboard Retail is more expensive to implement (TCO) than LightSpeed, LightSpeed is rated higher (93/100) than Springboard Retail (88/100). LightSpeed offers more features (20) to their users than Springboard Retail (11). There is a clear winner in this case and it is LightSpeed!

Looking for the right Point of sale solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How LightSpeed compares with Springboard Retail?

LightSpeed: LightSpeed, a leading technology company that is reinventing the retail experience for iGeneration shoppers, today announced the closing of a US$30 million investment from Accel Partners. We produce the most compelling retail business solution on any platform and help retailers attain their business aspirations. We are seeking out talented profes...

Springboard Retail: Experience has taught us what drives sales profitably. We know the store is the most valuable asset in the omni-channel retailer's portfolio, and Springboard Retail software is designed to work at the core of successful, customer-centric retail enterprises of the future.Gordon Russell’s Boston-based chain of specialty retail stores had a problem...

Who's more expensive? LightSpeed or Springboard Retail Software?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Point of sale software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for LightSpeed and Springboard Retail Software.

LightSpeed price starts at $69 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 LightSpeed is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Point of sale software. Springboard Retail Software price starts at $80 per month , when comparing Springboard Retail Software to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Point of sale software cost.

Bottom line: LightSpeed cost is around the same cost of Springboard Retail Software.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared LightSpeed Vs. Springboard Retail based on some of the most important and required Point of sale features. LightSpeed: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Customer Database, Email Marketing, Bar Code Scanning, Credit Card Processing, Discounts, Gift Cards, Mobile POS Capability, Print Receipt. Springboard Retail Software: Accounting Management, Cancellation, Customer Management, Inventory Management, Layaways & Quotes.

Target customer size

LightSpeed is an ideal product for all retail businesses of small and medium size. Springboard Retail is suitable for retailers and is specifically designed to help customer-centric retail enterprises.

LightSpeed

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $69 per month

LightSpeed software is a point of sale solution that helps retailers run their businesses. The solution has a number of capabilities that include merchant services that manage all transactions from one place an...

Categories: CRM, Inventory Management, Bookstore POS, Cell Phone Store POS.

Springboard Retail

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $80 per month

Springboard Retail is a cloud-based POS and retail management software that offers a fresh approach to POS solutions and a better retail software experience. Starting from item entry via look up or scan to cust...

Categories: Retail & POS, Clothing Store Inventory POS, Florist POS Systems, Gift Shop POS, Jewelry Store POS.

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LightSpeed: 20 Features

Customer Database
Email Marketing
Bar Code Scanning
Credit Card Processing
Discounts
Gift Cards
Mobile POS Capability
Print Receipt
Receipt Notes
Refunds
Returns
Revenue Totals
Shipping/Delivery Setup
Accounting Integration
Barcode Integration
Inventory Optimization
Purchasing
RFID Integration
Traceability
Vendor Managed Inventory

Springboard Retail Software: 11 Features

Accounting Management
Cancellation
Customer Management
Inventory Management
Layaways & Quotes
Mobile POS Capability
Multiple Payment Forms
Rentals
Reporting
Revenue Totals
Sales Commissions
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
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LightSpeed
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$69 per month
Functionality
44
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Springboard
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$80 per month
Functionality
30
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ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$165 per month
Functionality
10
Review
Clover
ITQlick rating
3.7/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$300 per license
Functionality
5
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PHP
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$28.25 per month
Functionality
19
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.