Hike is cost-effective
Hike is one of the most cost-effective cloud-based POS software in the market. All Hike plans are packed with more features at less cost.
Hike’s Start-up plan with 1 register costs $49, paid monthly or yearly, your choice. It comes with unlimited employee users.
Lightspeed’s most popular plan (as advertised on their website) starts at $99USD / $139AUD, paid yearly, costs more for monthly option. It comes with only 5 employee users.
Scale quickly with Hike
At Hike there are no long-term contracts, so you can downgrade, upgrade or even cancel your subscription plan with Hike at any time. For example, if you open a new outlet, simply go to the Setup page in your Hike account and add new outlet. There is no needs to call your sales representatives.
Exclusive retail focus
At Hike, retail is our focus and that’s the only business type we cater for. Our solution is designed specifically for retail stores and 100% of our upcoming features pipelines are retail focused.
Quicker to ring up sales & discounts
Hike offers tap, search or scan options to quickly find and select the product you want, right on the sale page without needing to visit another screen. Similarly, you can apply discounts right there, so you can provide quicker checkout experience for your customer.
Built-in bulk discount offers
Hike offers built-in option for bulk discounts and more conditional discount offers that are automatically triggered and applied. For example, buy any 2 Levi’s jeans and get 50% off the third. With Lightspeed, there is no such built-in advanced discounting offers support and is only possible in Lightspeed through an external integrated software. You are required to pay the external software costs separately.