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Score 7.6 out of 100
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Score 6.9 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Chargent is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

9.6

Chargent

96%
4 Ratings
5.2

Lightspeed Retail

52%
11 Ratings

Usability

Chargent

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

Lightspeed Retail

100%
1 Rating

Support Rating

9.6

Chargent

96%
6 Ratings
9.5

Lightspeed Retail

95%
7 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Chargent

For organisations keen to streamline their payment processes and who use Salesforce, this is a brilliant solution.
Hayden Whitworth | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightspeed Retail

It is perfect for any small business looking for inventory control, Tracking purchase history, and just an all round easy to use software for retail and beyond. I would not use it if I have only a few hundred items or was a larger company that can afford to build my own POS software.
Phil Meyers | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Chargent

  • Extremely easy to implement + 100% native on salesforce.com.
  • Payment information is on the opportunity level making it easily visible across teams.
  • Payment request feature allows cutomers to pay online via force.com site.
  • Supports recurring payments which allows payment processing to be run on an automated schedule.
Ahmed Bajwa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightspeed Retail

  • Lightspeed Retail has great reports that are very easy to read and understand.
  • Lightspeed Retail is great to train new employees on because of its ease of use. There are not lots of different things that you have to learn just basics.
Bret Birdsong | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Chargent

  • Because it is a low fee, you need to do more configuration on your own to get it up and running.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightspeed Retail

  • With a larger SKU assortment size, the software really starts to struggle with doing physical inventory after scanning in a few hundred items.
  • Several times throughout each year Lightspeed went down on us (not our internet connection but actually Lightspeed verified).
  • Special order system could use a lot of modern improvements (ability to schedule ahead of time, etc.)
  • Reports are very basic, and will likely require there Lightspeed Analytics to actually get reports useful for day to day operations.
  • Weak system for receiving purchase orders.
  • Does not handle items and cases for reordering very well. Have used multiple Point of Sale systems in the past 10 years that allow to set reorder points based on single items, but reorder the case automatically, Lightspeed has no support for this.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Chargent

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Chargent Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Lightspeed Retail

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

$0 per month (when billed annually)

Lightspeed Retail Editions & Modules

Edition
Basic$79.00 ($69.00)1
Starter$119.00 ($99.00)1
Standard$139.00 ($119.00)1
Advanced$189.00 ($169.00)1
Pro$259.00 ($229.00)1
EnterpriseContact Sales
  1. per month (when billed annually)
  2. none
Additional Pricing Details

Usability

Chargent

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Lightspeed Retail

Lightspeed Retail 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Very easy to use and figure out without calling customer support which is also very responsive and helpful.
Phil Meyers | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Chargent

Chargent 9.6
Based on 6 answers
They were overwhelmingly easy to deal with and helped us work through some very specific use cases
Steve Stessman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightspeed Retail

Lightspeed Retail 9.5
Based on 7 answers
I gave the rating of a 9 because ninety percent of the time when I talk to their support they're very helpful.One of the only real issues I have is there are times where the queue will be 7-9 people deep. When you have an error you don't know how to fix, sometimes this is very troubling.But overall their support is usually quick and friendly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Chargent

Chargent has been better for us as it works within Salesforce and can be mapped into workflow processes and reporting.
Hayden Whitworth | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightspeed Retail

The challenge with this is that because Lightspeed has such poor reporting with their POS, and the ability to actually see your data, it is nearly impossible to move to another POS without a very expensive integration process. So while I have explored these other options, I have been unable to see if they would be a better fit. However, on paper, these guys are set up to grow with you if you are a growing company.
Sean Anderson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Chargent

  • Decreased time to collect payments. Payment collection process can be integrated into team workflows, thus incentivizing quicker collection from customers.
  • Increased revenue collection as billing information is easily accessible on the opportunity.
  • Reduced labour needed to process payments. Recurring payments can be automated, payments can be accepted online.
Ahmed Bajwa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightspeed Retail

  • The loyalty program and analytics products are a must-have. The amount of detail you get in reporting from them is second to none. This helps in every facet of my business but being a sales director, the numbers don't lie. With the in-depth knowledge I get on my store, associates problems get identified quick and numbers begin to rise.
Damon Gabriel | TrustRadius Reviewer

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