Long Beach, Calif., August 21, 2018– Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, today announced that Lightspeed, a leading cloud-based POS software provider, has selected Epson’s TM-m30, TM-U220, TM-T88V and OmniLink® TM-T88VI POS receipt printers to meet the needs of independent retailers and restaurateurs who are looking to centralize and optimize their operations and improve the customer experience. Available from Lightspeed today, the Epson printers are integrated with Lightspeed Restaurant and Lightspeed Retail (iPad).
Lightspeed Restaurant offers an all-in-one POS table management and analytics platform for restaurants and bars of any size. It allows restaurateurs to create menus in seconds, update floor plans directly in the system, impress customers with photos of items and allow staff to focus on creating a unique restaurant experience. Lightspeed Restaurant POS software is able to print to the Epson TM-m30, TM-U220 and OmniLink TM-T88VI, for both kitchen/bar chits and sales receipts by using the printers’ Wi-Fi or Ethernet interfaces.
Lightspeed Retail offers an all-in-one POS solution with features for reporting and analytics, mobility and cloud, multi-store, integrated payments, loyalty, receipt printers and more.
The company’s ‘omnichannel’ approach supports all of these activities on a single platform, allowing retail employees to view and print data with the Epson TM-m30, TM-T88V and OmniLink TM-T88VI POS receipt printers pertaining to customer purchases, loyalty rewards and other data to provide personalized service from their mobile devices seamlessly from any sales point.
“Epson is the leading POS printer solution provider for both the retail and hospitality industry,” said
Dax Dasilva, founder and CEO at Lightspeed. “A majority of our converted customers already are using Epson printers with their previous POS and customers are happy to learn that Lightspeed is able to integrate with their existing Epson printers. The Epson POS printers are vital to our POS printer offering, especially in the hospitality industry. Our new customers are able to use over 10 different Epson printers within Lightspeed Restaurant. And since Epson printers have unsurpassed reliability, Epson was the easy choice. ”
“Lightspeed offers a great and very efficient all-in-one omnichannel platform allowing its POS customers to raise the bar for consumer experiences,” said Tom Kettell, director, Commercial Channel - North America at Epson. “With this integration, we are delivering a centralized experience to retail and restaurant merchants to help them save time and money.”
Based in Montreal QC, Lightspeed provides retailers and restaurateurs with the simplest way to build, manage, and grow their business all while creating a better customer experience. More than 50,000 businesses processing over $15 billion in annual transactions, use Lightspeed’s business solutions to manage inventory, customer data, sales, and reporting all from one centralized platform. For more information, please visit www.lightspeedhq.com.
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, watches and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 76,000 employees in 87 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.
Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Long Beach, CA, Epson America, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality, compactness, systems integration and energy efficiency. For over 40 years, Epson’s advanced technology has been at work in millions of POS systems around the world. Today Epson’s Business Systems Division continues to bring industry-leading, open architecture, smart technologies to the point of service. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica), and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/EpsonAmerica).
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