Software that will make your
hardware and gardening chain flourish

Manage thousands of items over thousands of sqm on mobile devices,
and keep customers loyal online and in store

ERP and POS for DIY, garden and home improvement chains

To provide great service in large stores with ample indoor and outdoor areas, you need a software solution that is comprehensive, easy to use, and that lets you take care of sales, customers, and inventory tasks from handheld.

With LS Retail software, you can manage all your daily tasks wherever you need to, with less effort – whether you are in the offices, warehouse, greenhouses, plant nursery or yard.

You just need one software solution for your entire business – including the eCommerce. Take orders, plan and check staff schedules, track inventory and replenishment, manage your retail customers, contractors, and distributors. And as all your business information is collected in one place, you can easily see what’s going on, get real-time reports and analytics, and make decisions that keep your revenue high and your customers loyal.

Our software solution is ideal for:

i-DIY and hardware stores
DIY and hardware stores

i-Home improvement and gardening retailers
Home improvement and gardening retailers

i-Garden centers and plant nurseries
Garden centers and plant nurseries

i-National and international chains with large stores
National and international chains with large stores


Bring checkout and service wherever you need

Close sales, advise customers, check what’s available across your retail chain, order items and even perform inventory tasks on mobile and traditional Point of Sale (POS).

  • Assist shoppers and close sales at the register or on handheld.
  • Manage inventory tasks, such as counting, receiving, picking and transfers, on mobile devices.
  • Process secure, EMV- and PCI-compliant payments thanks to the LS Pay functionality.
  • Check product availability across all stores and warehouses and order items.
  • Cut lines and speed up checkout by letting customers pay where they are on handheld POS.

Grow customer spend and loyalty with unmissable offers

Use real-time information to create loyalty programs, offers and promotions that make your customers happy, and bring you healthy returns.

  • Create complex offers and promotions and activate them in just some of your stores, only online, on weekdays – you decide.
  • Manage different pricing and promotions for different types of customers (builders, landscapers, resellers, retail customers, etc.).
  • Reward customers who are in your loyalty program with points and special offers.
  • Send personalized coupons or promotions using customers’ buying history and preferences.

Optimize inventory and replenishment

Get the right mix of stock in your stores and warehouses, and only order as much as you need.

  • Manage accurately a complex inventory that includes traditional items, bulk purchases that are resold by weight or length, items such as paint that are mixed before being sold, or flowers which are combined for gift baskets.
  • Say goodbye to lengthy and error-prone manual work: let the system reorder exactly what you need with automated replenishment and redistribution.
  • Identify fast- and slow-sellers, and maximize visibility of best-selling items.
  • Understand what to buy using LS Forecast, the AI-powered demand forecasting add-on.

Sell online and in-store

Let your customers browse and shop items as and when they prefer, on your eCommerce site or in your store locations.

  • Show real-time stock availability of specific products across your store locations.
  • Offer home delivery and click & collect, with item pick-up in store, at lockers, or at the curbside.
  • Accept product returns in all your stores for items bought online.
  • Let customers collect loyalty points and rewards whenever they shop.

All you need to run a successful DIY or garden center business


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Analyze your data

See where you stand and make timely and effective decisions with the powerful reports and AI-powered analytics of add-on LS Insight.

Sell even when offline

No internet? No problem. Even if you are running the platform in the cloud as software as a service (SaaS), the POS work offline.

i-train staff faster
Save time on staff training

Shorten training times by using the same, intuitive software solution across all your POS devices, from handhelds to traditional registers.

Manage events, courses, appointments

Manage services like landscaping or consultations, and events like horticulture classes or woodworking workshops, within your retail platform.

i-manage your workforce
Manage staff planning

Plan work schedules and share them with employees, check hours worked against the plan and ensure you are using your staff’s time effectively.

Handle complex pricing

Differentiate your offering. Set different pricing strategies for different store locations, or for different branded stores.

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With over 87,000 square feet of nursery stock, Bradford Greenhouses needed a system that could manage inventory of their thousands of products effectively

LS Central allowed us to modernize our retail system and has streamlined many of our back-office operations. We find it a very dependable system which has benefited our customer experience.

—  Len Ferragine, owner

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You have questions, we have answers

Choosing the right business management software for your DIY store or garden center, whether big or small, can be an overwhelming experience, but we are here to help and assist you in answering your questions. Just contact us!

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