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Lightspeed Retail (R-Series) connector

SyncHub supercharges your Lightspeed Retail (R-Series) account by freeing your data for advanced reports and analysis. Simply connect your Lightspeed Retail (R-Series) account to our hosted data warehouse, then start reporting using your favourite reporting tools like PowerBI, Tableau or Microsoft Excel.

How it works

Get your Lightspeed Retail (R-Series) data into your favourite reporting tool in just two minutes and three easy steps.

1 2 3 Connect Lightspeed Retail (R-Series) to SyncHub

Securely connect your cloud software to SyncHub and we'll do the rest.

1 2 3 We sync your data automatically

SyncHub incrementally syncs your data and stages it in a managed data warehouse. We check for changes so you don't have to.

1 2 3 Connect your reporting tool

Query and share your data using our built-in Insights platform, or use your own reporting tool - such as like Excel, Tableau or Power BI.

What data do you need from Lightspeed Retail (R-Series)?

Our simple data structures make your reporting a breeze

 Category
 Contact
 Customer
 Customer type
 Discount
 Employee
 Inventory count
 Inventory count item
 Inventory log
 Inventory transfer
 Inventory transfer item
 Item
 Item attribute set
 Item custom field
 Item custom field choice
 Item custom field value
 Item matrix
 Item matrix price
 Item price
 Item shop
 Item tag
 Item vendor
 Manufacturer
 Order
 Order line
 Order shipment
 Order shipment item
 Quote
 Register
 Sale
 Sale line
 Sale payment
 Shop
 Special order
 Tag
 Tax category
 Vendor
 Work order
 Work order item
 Work order line
 Work order status
Explore the full Lightspeed Retail (R-Series) data model here

Frequently asked questions

With SyncHub, you can create any report you like. This is because (unlike other reporting tools) we give you access to your raw Lightspeed Retail (R-Series) data. If you don't already have a reporting tool, you can use our Insights platform or grab one of our recommended 3rd-party tools then use its standard Database Connector to connect to SyncHub and begin pulling down your data.
SyncHub can poll Lightspeed Retail (R-Series) as frequently as every five minutes, however this capability may be limited by the amount of data you have and/or the type of plan you have with Lightspeed Retail (R-Series). The best way to find out is to simply grab a free trial of SyncHub, connect Lightspeed Retail (R-Series), then see for yourself.
SyncHub will (E)xtract your raw data from Lightspeed Retail (R-Series) and (L)oad it into your normalized, relational data warehouse. You can then use our Insights platform to (T)ransform your data so that you can report on it easily, such as building monthly rollups or normalizing currencies.
There are many ways to query data from Lightspeed Retail (R-Series) - CSV exports, Native Reports, API access etc. But for all but the most trivial reports, you need a staging service like SyncHub to ensure performance and uptime. See our detailed breakdown here to understand where a tool like SyncHub fits into your analytics stack.
SyncHub steps in where out-of-the-box reporting solutions fall over. We don't presume to know the questions you have of your data, and thus we don't provide any reports. What we do give you is raw data - as pure as possible - so you can build the reports that you need for your business. Of course, if you need help, you're sure to find a helpful professional in our Services Store.
Yes! That's exactly what SyncHub was designed for. Just use the standard Database Connector from your reporting tool to connect to SyncHub and start bringing in your data.
No. SyncHub is a reporting tool and cannot reflect changes back to your cloud application.
We currently sync Category, Contact, Customer, Customer type, Discount, Employee, Inventory count, Inventory count item, Inventory log, Inventory transfer, Inventory transfer item, Item, Item attribute set, Item custom field, Item custom field choice, Item custom field value, Item matrix, Item matrix price, Item price, Item shop, Item tag, Item vendor, Manufacturer, Order, Order line, Order shipment, Order shipment item, Quote, Register, Sale, Sale line, Sale payment, Shop, Special order, Tag, Tax category, Vendor, Work order, Work order item, Work order line and Work order status (see our Data Model for full details). If there's something else you need just ask.
Your Lightspeed Retail (R-Series) data is stored in its own dedicated data warehouse, hosted in our Microsoft Azure Sydney Data Center. If you'd like it stored somewhere else (even your own servers), just enquire about our BYOD (bring-your-own-database) option.
Absolutely. Every customer gets their very own isolated data warehouse. Database credentials are salt-encrypted...multi-factor authentication can be activated for your account...we take security very seriously. You can read more about our security best practices here.
Because SyncHub is continuously syncing your Lightspeed Retail (R-Series) data to an offsite data store, you can also use our service to essentially maintain an up-to-date backup, in the event of a critical data failure or transfer to another system. With our BYOD (bring-your-own-database) option, you can even have this data stored directly into your own database. Select your pricing plan to backup on-demand as required, or have SyncHub automatically backup every day in the background for you.

About Lightspeed Retail (R-Series)

Visit the Lightspeed Retail (R-Series) website

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is the most powerful cloud-based point-of-sale solution for independent businesses, in-store and online. Nearly 50,000 retailers and restaurateurs, processing over US $15 billion in transactions annually use Lightspeed to grow and manage their business. Lightspeed can be found in more than 100 countries, powering favorite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. Founded in 2005, Lightspeed has grown to nearly 600 employees, with global offices in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia.