The State of Lightspeed
Founded in 2005, Lightspeed is a point-of-sale and e-commerce software provider based in Montreal, Quebec.
At present, there are 3,936 live stores running on the Lightspeed platform.
Here is the quarter-over-quarter growth of stores running Lightspeed.
Cumulative Stores by Quarter
It's hard to know exactly when a Lightspeed store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.
Here are the top stores, powered by Lightspeed, ordered by worldwide store rank.
Here are the 5 highest-ranked new stores that are running Lightspeed.
Over the last 90 days, Lightspeed has taken 49 merchants from competitive platforms.
Platform Win Stores
Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.
Over the last 90 days, Lightspeed has lost 24 merchants to competitive platforms.
Platform Loss Stores
Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.
Here are the top 20 industry verticals for stores on Lightspeed.
Lightspeed is quite popular in the United States.
With a paid account, stores can also be segmented by region and city.
Social Media and Contact Info
Email and phone are the primary means of contacting merchants running on Lightspeed.
This is in contrast with merchants using other e-commerce platforms that have much higher usage of social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
Many Lightspeed merchants run third-party technologies on their store in addition to apps from the Lightspeed App Store. We're tracking 43 different technologies that have 4,277 collective installs on Lightspeed stores.
Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all Lightspeed stores.
Top-level Domain Distribution
Most Lightspeed stores use a .com domain. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only recently been introduced and there is still a certain cachet associated with .com domains.
Get more insights on Lightspeed stores
Our search interface is easy to use and helps you find the Lightspeed stores that are relevant to you.
You can segment stores on a variety of dimensions:
- Social Media accounts
- Email address
- Phone numbers
- Third-party technologies
- Creation date
- Top-level domains
- Domain status
- Domain type
For more insights on Lightspeed stores, create a free account and have a look for yourself.