Lightspeed Retail vs SocialSchedules

One retail platform to manage payments, inventory, suppliers and staff. Lightspeed has what you need to scale and succeed – easy-to-use POS, eCommerce, advanced reporting & more.
One retail platform to manage payments, inventory, suppliers and staff. Lightspeed has what you need to scale and succeed – easy-to-use POS,...

Deployment

  • Cloud-based
  • On-premises

Support Options

  • Email/Help Desk
  • FAQs/Forum
  • Knowledge Base
  • Phone Support
  • 24/7 (Live rep)
  • Chat
SocialSchedules is a free scheduling solution for hourly employees. Build the schedule in minutes, make changes to it easily and send it to your team in a click. Free iOS & Android apps mean you can edit & check the schedule on the go + your employees always have the most updated version.
SocialSchedules is a free scheduling solution for hourly employees. Build the schedule in minutes, make changes to it easily and send it to your team...

Deployment

  • Cloud-based
  • On-premises

Support Options

  • Email/Help Desk
  • FAQs/Forum
  • Knowledge Base
  • Phone Support
  • 24/7 (Live rep)
  • Chat

Starting from

$129.00/month

Pricing plans

Starting from

USD 15.99/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Overall rating

4.1 /5
(963)

Ease of Use

4.1/5

Features

4.0/5

Customer Service

4.0/5

Value for Money

3.9/5

Overall rating

4.5 /5
(557)

Ease of Use

4.4/5

Features

4.2/5

Customer Service

4.6/5

Value for Money

4.7/5

Total features 110

  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Accounting
  • Accounting Integration
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Approval Process Control
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Availability Management
  • Barcode Printing
  • Barcode Recognition
  • Barcode/Ticket Scanning
  • Barcoding/RFID
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Biometric Recognition
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • CRM
  • Cash Management
  • Cataloguing/Categorisation
  • Channel Management
  • Check-in/Check-out
  • Clock In/Out
  • Compliance Management
  • Compliance Tracking
  • Consignments
  • Content Management
  • Cost Tracking
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Customer Accounts
  • Customer Database
  • Customer History
  • Customer Management
  • Customer Segmentation
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Customization
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Synchronization
  • Discount Management
  • Drag & Drop
  • Electronic Payments
  • Email Management
  • Email Marketing
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Portal
  • Employee Profiles
  • Employee Scheduling
  • For Bakeries
  • For Jewelry Stores
  • For Liquor Stores
  • For Retail
  • For Small Businesses
  • For iPad Devices
  • Forecasting
  • GPS
  • Gift Card Management
  • Group Scheduling
  • Inventory Auditing
  • Inventory Control
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Optimization
  • Inventory Replenishment
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Item Management
  • Kitting
  • Labor Forecasting
  • Layaway Management
  • Loyalty Program
  • Mail Order
  • Marketing Automation
  • Merchandise Management
  • Messaging
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Alerts
  • Mobile Commerce
  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Multi-Location
  • Multi-Store
  • Online Punch Card
  • Online Time Clock
  • Order Entry
  • Order Management
  • Order Processing
  • Order Tracking
  • Ordering Automation
  • Overtime Calculation
  • Payment Processing
  • Payroll Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Price/Margin Management
  • Pricing Management
  • Product Configurator
  • Product Identification
  • Product Management
  • Promotions Management
  • Punch card
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Purchasing & Receiving
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-Time Monitoring
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Real-Time Updates
  • Real-time Scheduling
  • Reminders
  • Remote Access/Control
  • Reorder Management
  • Repair Tracking
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Retail Inventory Management
  • Retail Management
  • Retail POS
  • Returns Management
  • Returns Tracking
  • SEO Management
  • SKU/UPC Codes
  • SMS Messaging
  • SSL Security
  • Salaried Employee Tracking
  • Sales History
  • Sales Management
  • Sales Orders
  • Sales Reports
  • Sales Tax Management
  • Schedule Distribution
  • Search/Filter
  • Self Service Portal
  • Serial Number Tracking
  • Shift Swapping
  • Shopping Cart
  • Skills Tracking
  • Status Tracking
  • Stock Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Tagging
  • Third-Party Integrations
  • Time & Attendance
  • Time Clock
  • Time Off Management
  • Time Off Requests
  • Timesheet Management
  • Touch Screen
  • Transaction History
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • Vendor Management
  • Website Management
  • Workstation Tracking
  • eCommerce Management

Total features 55

  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Accounting
  • Accounting Integration
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Approval Process Control
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Availability Management
  • Barcode Printing
  • Barcode Recognition
  • Barcode/Ticket Scanning
  • Barcoding/RFID
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Biometric Recognition
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • CRM
  • Cash Management
  • Cataloguing/Categorisation
  • Channel Management
  • Check-in/Check-out
  • Clock In/Out
  • Compliance Management
  • Compliance Tracking
  • Consignments
  • Content Management
  • Cost Tracking
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Customer Accounts
  • Customer Database
  • Customer History
  • Customer Management
  • Customer Segmentation
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Customization
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Synchronization
  • Discount Management
  • Drag & Drop
  • Electronic Payments
  • Email Management
  • Email Marketing
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Portal
  • Employee Profiles
  • Employee Scheduling
  • For Bakeries
  • For Jewelry Stores
  • For Liquor Stores
  • For Retail
  • For Small Businesses
  • For iPad Devices
  • Forecasting
  • GPS
  • Gift Card Management
  • Group Scheduling
  • Inventory Auditing
  • Inventory Control
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Optimization
  • Inventory Replenishment
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Item Management
  • Kitting
  • Labor Forecasting
  • Layaway Management
  • Loyalty Program
  • Mail Order
  • Marketing Automation
  • Merchandise Management
  • Messaging
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Alerts
  • Mobile Commerce
  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Multi-Location
  • Multi-Store
  • Online Punch Card
  • Online Time Clock
  • Order Entry
  • Order Management
  • Order Processing
  • Order Tracking
  • Ordering Automation
  • Overtime Calculation
  • Payment Processing
  • Payroll Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Price/Margin Management
  • Pricing Management
  • Product Configurator
  • Product Identification
  • Product Management
  • Promotions Management
  • Punch card
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Purchasing & Receiving
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-Time Monitoring
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Real-Time Updates
  • Real-time Scheduling
  • Reminders
  • Remote Access/Control
  • Reorder Management
  • Repair Tracking
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Retail Inventory Management
  • Retail Management
  • Retail POS
  • Returns Management
  • Returns Tracking
  • SEO Management
  • SKU/UPC Codes
  • SMS Messaging
  • SSL Security
  • Salaried Employee Tracking
  • Sales History
  • Sales Management
  • Sales Orders
  • Sales Reports
  • Sales Tax Management
  • Schedule Distribution
  • Search/Filter
  • Self Service Portal
  • Serial Number Tracking
  • Shift Swapping
  • Shopping Cart
  • Skills Tracking
  • Status Tracking
  • Stock Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Tagging
  • Third-Party Integrations
  • Time & Attendance
  • Time Clock
  • Time Off Management
  • Time Off Requests
  • Timesheet Management
  • Touch Screen
  • Transaction History
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • Vendor Management
  • Website Management
  • Workstation Tracking
  • eCommerce Management
  • 7shifts
  • APPSeCONNECT
  • Adobe Commerce
  • Agendrix
  • Amadeus
  • Amaka
  • Ascent360
  • BevSpot Food and Beverage Management
  • Birdeye
  • Bookingplanner
  • Booxi
  • Bounce
  • CXMEngine
  • Chowly
  • City Hive
  • Cloudbeds
  • CoverManager
  • Craftable
  • DataQlick Apps
  • Flipdish
  • Formitable
  • Future POS
  • GolfNow
  • Google Ads
  • Gourmetmiles
  • Growzer
  • Harbortouch POS
  • Heartland Payroll
  • Heartland Restaurant
  • Hexa
  • Homebase
  • Hostme
  • Hubtiger Service and Repair Software
  • Incentivio
  • Kangaroo
  • Kimoby
  • Loyal2
  • MDWare
  • Mailchimp
  • Marketman
  • Meta for Business
  • OPERA Cloud
  • POSitouch POS and ZOOM POS
  • Payroll System
  • Pepper
  • Perkville
  • Planday
  • QuickBooks Online Advanced
  • ResNexus
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Retail Toolkit
  • Servmetrics
  • SevenRooms
  • Shiftbase
  • SkuVault
  • Solink
  • Stitch Labs
  • SwiftCount
  • TapMango
  • Uberall
  • WooCommerce
  • Xero
  • bike.rent Manager
  • iZettle
  • nChannel
  • 7shifts
  • APPSeCONNECT
  • Adobe Commerce
  • Agendrix
  • Amadeus
  • Amaka
  • Ascent360
  • BevSpot Food and Beverage Management
  • Birdeye
  • Bookingplanner
  • Booxi
  • Bounce
  • CXMEngine
  • Chowly
  • City Hive
  • Cloudbeds
  • CoverManager
  • Craftable
  • DataQlick Apps
  • Flipdish
  • Formitable
  • Future POS
  • GolfNow
  • Google Ads
  • Gourmetmiles
  • Growzer
  • Harbortouch POS
  • Heartland Payroll
  • Heartland Restaurant
  • Hexa
  • Homebase
  • Hostme
  • Hubtiger Service and Repair Software
  • Incentivio
  • Kangaroo
  • Kimoby
  • Loyal2
  • MDWare
  • Mailchimp
  • Marketman
  • Meta for Business
  • OPERA Cloud
  • POSitouch POS and ZOOM POS
  • Payroll System
  • Pepper
  • Perkville
  • Planday
  • QuickBooks Online Advanced
  • ResNexus
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Retail Toolkit
  • Servmetrics
  • SevenRooms
  • Shiftbase
  • SkuVault
  • Solink
  • Stitch Labs
  • SwiftCount
  • TapMango
  • Uberall
  • WooCommerce
  • Xero
  • bike.rent Manager
  • iZettle
  • nChannel