Connect your Shopify website to your Lightspeed Retail point of sale

Shopify Integration with Lightspeed Retail POS

Use Sku IQ to sync inventory, orders, and customers between Shopify and your Lightspeed Retail Point of Sale. Connected in just minutes, you’ll be able to start managing your in-store and online business as one! Learn which product fields sync between Shopify and Lightspeed Retail, as well as the order information syncing fields. Read more in the frequently asked questions below.

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Seamlessly integrate your Shopify products with Lightspeed Retail including:

Shopify

  • Title
  • Vendor
  • Images
  • Color / Shade
  • Size
  • Inventory
  • Price / Compare at Price
  • SKU

Lightspeed Retail

  • Description (Title)
  • Manufacturer
  • Images
  • Color / Shade
  • Size
  • Qty
  • Default Cost / Price / MSRP
  • System SKU / Custom SKU / UPC

Easily sync your Shopify order information directly into Lightspeed Retail including:

Shopify

  • Order #
  • Payment Information
  • Quantities
  • Price
  • Subtotal
  • Discount Amount
  • Tax
  • Total

Lightspeed Retail

  • Sale ID
  • Payment Information
  • Quantities
  • Price
  • Subtotal
  • Discount Amount
  • Tax
  • Total

Sync more than quantities

Push your Shopify orders directly into Lightspeed Retail for bookkeeping. Have in-store price changes reflect in Shopify in real time. Change a UPC online and have it sync to Lightspeed Retail. And more.

Consolidated sales dashboard

See your Shopify and Lightspeed Retail sales together as they happen through one consolidated sales dashboard. Get actionable analytics like your top selling products online and in-store, top customers, sell through reports and more!

Unified inventory data

Sell more online and push products from Lightspeed Retail to Shopify with a click of a button. Get 100% of your SKUs online while avoiding double data entry. Sku IQ’s intuitive dashboard lets you manage all of your SKUs, online and in-store, from one spot. As items sell in-store, they will be deducted from Shopify, and vice versa. Eliminate nightly reconciliations and inaccurate sales.

Turn your stores into distribution centers

Combine quantities from multiple locations and send the quantities into Shopify. See your inventory levels, sales, and customers by shop or consolidated in one view. With Sku IQ’s fulfillment dashboard, flag which physical store fulfilled online orders and funnel orders into the appropriate POS account.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q) How quick is the setup?
A) Sku IQ integrates out of the box with Shopify and Lightspeed Retail and only takes seconds. No system disruptions or additional hardware required.

Q) How often does the syncing occur?
A) Shopify syncs in real-time. Lightspeed Retail syncs every 30 minutes. The sync time for Lightspeed Retail can be increased down to 20 or 10 minutes but may hit the Lightspeed API limit sooner and is not recommended depending on the amount of sales made in-store per an hour.

Q) Will all products be imported?
A) All products will be imported into Sku IQ but not all products need to be synced between Lightspeed Retail and Shopify. Once in Sku IQ, you will be able to select which products are synced.

Q) When connected to Shopify and Lightspeed Retail, will the inventories be linked right away?
A) No, your Lightspeed Retail inventory will import separately from your Shopify inventory and will not be combined automatically.

Q) Will changes to the Lightspeed Retail product data be synced to my Shopify website?
A) If you update a product in Lightspeed Retail that is linked to a product in Shopify, it will sync the changes to Shopify. By default, the only field that will be overwritten from Lightspeed Retail to Shopify is the quantity. Additional field syncing is available in your settings.

Q) Can I connect multiple Lightspeed Retail locations to Sku IQ? Do the quantities get combined and sent to Shopify?
A) If there are multiple locations in your Lightspeed Retail point of sale, you will need to select if you would like to connect to one or multiple locations during setup. Once this is set up, the specified location quantities will send down to Shopify.

Q) If Sku IQ is connected to multiple locations in Lightspeed Retail and a product is sold in Shopify, how does it know which location to deduct the quantity from?
A) If connected to multiple locations and something sells in Shopify, you will have the choice to (1) always deduct all Shopify sales from the same Lightspeed Retail location, or (2) manually select the Lightspeed Retail location on a order by order basis.

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