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Vend is now Lightspeed

Your point of sale and retail management system just got even better.
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Lightspeed ignites businesses everywhere.

Lightspeed is the one-stop commerce platform for merchants around the world to simplify, scale and provide exceptional customer experiences. Founded in Montreal, Canada, over the past 15 years Lightspeed has grown to serve more than 115,000 customer locations in over 100 countries. Like Vend, Lightspeed has always been committed to investing in innovative products and customer service to make their retailers successful. By joining the Lightspeed family, we now have even more resources to focus on what we do best: enabling retailers like you to thrive in today's competitive landscape.

What this means for retailers like you

"By joining forces, we will power the global transformation of retail and pour our unparalleled collective efforts into the success of our retailers at this pivotal moment in our industry. As a New Zealand-based company, we're proud to be globally recognized for the product and company we have built and are excited about this next step in our journey." - Ana Wight, General Manager, Retail, Lightspeed
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Business as usual just got better

Your POS system isn’t going anywhere and will continue to be supported and improved. And as part of the Lightspeed family, you’ll gain the added benefit of having a one-stop commerce platform that enables you to simplify your operations, grow your business and offer superior customer experiences.

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We’ll always have your back

Our growing retail support team is here to serve you, so if you have any questions about Lightspeed, need help setting up your POS system, or require any type of assistance, we’ve got you covered.

Frequently asked questions

You’ll start seeing the Lightspeed logo (featuring a black flame on a white background) on our website and products. You’ll also see us start to refer to Vend as Lightspeed Retail POS (X-Series) in the product, app stores, Help Center and Login pages. You’ll continue to enjoy the same powerful products and services without disruption.


Longer-term, you can expect a suite of exciting enhancements to the platform, increased customer service, and access to new offerings.

Your Help Centre (with a new look and feel) is here to help, with thousands of articles and guides to answer your questions. If you’re on a paid plan or are trialling Vend, you can continue to get in touch with us via online chat at vendhq.com or on the phone.


Yes, Vend is now part of the Lightspeed family. Our passion and commitment to retailers remain the same, and we’ll continue to grow our platform of solutions; including point of sale, inventory, reporting, and other features to help you manage your business.