Lightspeed partners with iZettle to take restaurant payments mobile
Partnership allows thousands more cafes and restaurants to accept card payments and Apple Pay.
LONDON, 5th October, 2015: Cloud-based POS platform Lightspeed, and mobile payment service, iZettle, announced today a partnership to equip thousands of restaurants across the UK and Europe with a quick and easy technology to take mobile payments on-the-go.
Lightspeed Restaurant is now fully integrated with iZettle’s payment technology. The automated payment process will reduce errors when finalising bills, ensuring each customer has a positive experience.
The Lightspeed POS and iZettle integration can be used with a smartphones or tablet and will ensure secure, efficient payments.
“Our clients that run restaurants and cafés will see the benefits straight away as will their customers.” says Jerome Laredo, Lightspeed POS VP EMEA & Asia. “The iZettle card reader connects to Lightspeed Restaurant through an iPad or iPhone and can be used at the customer’s table to complete their transaction whether they’re using a credit or debit card or even Apple Pay.”
“Customers now expect to be able to pay in the quickest and most convenient way.” says Jens Munch, Chief Strategy Officer at iZettle. “The Lightspeed and iZettle integration improves the speed and accuracy of every transaction, making life so much easier for independent cafe, restaurant, and bar owners.”
Apple Pay is now available to Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers in the UK. Processing a transaction using Apple Pay with iZettle through Lightspeed takes less than a minute for each restaurant, retailer and customer.
The iZettle integration with Lightspeed Restaurant release is now available from the Apple Store.
About Lightspeed POS
Lightspeed provides retailers and restaurateurs the simplest way to build, manage, and grow their business and create a better customer experience. More than 25,000 businesses processing over $10 billion in transactions annually use Lightspeed’s mobile POS and commerce platform to manage inventory, customer preferences, sales, and analytics to get a complete view of their entire business in one place. Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, and Europe, Lightspeed is backed by Accel Partners, iNovia Capital, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Investissement Québec (IQ). Visit us at www.lightspeedpos.com.
We believe running a business should be easier. At iZettle we come to work every day to build game-changing payment services and apps – from card readers for smartphones and tablets to cash registers and tools for increasing sales. Our products are simple to set up and use, always secure and help you build your business. But that’s not all, they actually make running your small business way more fun. Our headquarters may be in Stockholm, but we’re now used by hundreds of thousands of businesses in eleven countries around the world. Join us at www.izettle.com.