The hospitality industry isn’t caving to COVID-19 — it’s relocating

By Sheryl Hoskins According to a report from Statistics Canada, 50,375 people left Toronto during COVID-19, while Montreal lost 24,880 people to rural areas in Quebec. Meanwhile, the suburbs of Oshawa saw its population grow by 2.1 per cent — the fastest growth in the entire country. As urban commuters have abandoned their after-work drinks, […]

Bringing foodservice operations into the 2020s

Integrated POS solutions like Lightspeed offer success for operators in the current climate, but the ability to pivot is also vital.

Lightspeed further innovates contactless experience with launch of Order Ahead in North America

Lightspeed has announced the availability of Order Ahead, a cost-efficient online ordering management system designed to facilitate takeout, enabling North American restaurants to provide customers with a completely contactless experience.

Lightspeed’s Dax Dasilva to participate in Slush 2019 tech conference

Press Release Lightspeed, a leading provider of omnichannel point of sale software, solutions and support systems for nearly 57,000 independent retail and restaurant locations worldwide, today announced that founder and CEO, Dax Dasilva, will speak at Slush, the premier international startup and technology event held annually in Helsinki, Finland. Dasilva will be featured in a […]

Montreal-based Lightspeed POS launches in Switzerland

Press Release Lightspeed, a leading provider of point of sale software, solutions and support systems to more than 51,000 independent retail and restaurant locations worldwide, today announced the availability of its Omnichannel product in Switzerland. Retailers across this country can now offer their customers a cohesive and efficient shopping experience both in-store and online. Following […]

Lightspeed’s Dax Dasilva recognized as one of Canada’s top CEOs of 2019 by Globe and Mail

Press Release After a banner year highlighted by a successful initial public offering (IPO) on the Toronto Stock Exchange, Lightspeed founder and CEO Dax Dasilva has been named Innovator of the Year by the Globe and Mail‘s Report on Business as part of its annual CEO of the Year award feature. Each of the five […]