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Solve the Headache of Fashion Inventory Management with LightSpeed

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One of the most daunting aspects of having your own fashion business is inventory and sales management. It’s a bit of  a headache really, the bigger your brand grows, the more stores you’re in, the more sales you’re making, the more confusing it gets.

LightSpeed Retail is a solution to this little conundrum. Brands use LightSpeed to manage their businesses and create engaging experiences for customers across all shopping channels because it provides an end-to-end retail management and point of sale system (POS) that reinvents the in-store and online shopping experience.


Using LightSpeed, retailers can power omni-channel sales environments (meaning all sales avenues from your own boutique to wholesale accounts, to online sales) with powerful but still easy-to-use inventory management, customer data, eCommerce and mobile checkout capabilities, all in one solution.

With 17,000 retailers, from boutique brands to large global brands, that average more than $400,000 in annual revenue, and processing $8 billion in transactions in 2013, they seem to know what they’re doing.


LightSpeed is really designed to support the nuances, overhead and risks involved in running an inventory-centric fashion business.

Why should emerging designers check out LightSpeed?

  • You can easily look-up your inventory and quickly see which sizes and colors of an item are available, at all of your various retail locations
  • You can sell online and offline with same inventory; no confusion
  • You can generate reports and analytics, making it easy to see what’s selling (and who’s selling it) and which pieces from your collection are over or under-performing     

Head on over to the LightSpeed website and check out all that they have to offer.

Questions or inquiries?
Contact LightSpeed: info@lightspeedretail.com

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Nicole is the founder of StartUp FASHION, an online community and support system for independent designers around the world. She’s a traveler, a weaver, and a foodie. A deep love for the craft of fashion pared with an adamant belief that success is defined by the individual, led her to found StartUp FASHION were she helps independent designers and makers screw the traditional fashion business rules, create their own paths, and build businesses they truly love. More than anything else, she’s in the business of encouragement and works every day to remind makers and designers that they have something special to offer the world and that they can, in fact, do this thing!