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5 Things to Ask Kiosk Manufacturers Before Investing In Their Products

There are a million things you need to do if you plan to open a mall kiosk. For starters, you have to find the right location and select the right products to sell, but your kiosk won’t be the sales dynamo you’re hoping for unless you choose the...

Mall Kiosk Products: Why Kiosks Are Poised to do Better Than Department Stores

If you follow retail trends, you know department stores are suffering. Big names that have served generations are falling by the wayside. Their demise is causing upheaval at malls, which are in turn scrambling to reinvent themselves to retain –...

How to Incorporate Omnichannel Features in Your Kiosk

Shoppers are increasingly buying online. Everyone knows this. Amazon has now surpassed Wal-Mart as the world’s largest retailer, right? But wait. Amazon just opened their first-ever retail storefront, in New York City. As a retailer trying to...

Kiosk Products: Why Some Retail Items Don't Warrant an Entire Store

Thinking about opening a retail store? Sometimes a kiosk is the best way to go! There are many products that simply do not warrant an entire store, but they can be a match made in heaven when it comes to kiosk sales.

How to Target Impulse Buys with Hungry Customers at a Food Kiosk

While retail stores in general are seeing an increase in impulse buying, kiosks by nature depend almost entirely on impulse sales. Sure, hungry customers may approach your kiosk on their own. But you want them to buy more. And those passersby...

Benefits of Incorporating Digital Signage in Your Kiosk

Kiosks have become highly popular with retailers, no doubt because they’re so versatile. Your kiosk could be a stand-alone, self-service merchandise display – perhaps with a touchscreen shoppers can use to interact with the product in some way....

Mall Kiosk vs. Storefront: Which is Better for Your Product?

What type of store will provide the best showcase for your product? It depends on what you sell. There are several factors to consider — and you may already have a personal preference — but the key factor in deciding whether to choose a mall...

Try Before You Buy: How Interactive Kiosks Help with Buyer Readiness

It’s easy to assume that everyone who steps inside your retail store is ready to make a purchase. But that’s not necessarily the case. We’ve all heard “just browsing” when asking shoppers if they need assistance, right? These people are in some...

10 Kiosk Solutions for Minimizing Theft

It’s that time of year again. The final quarter – one you hope is jam-packed with buying customers. However, increased traffic can also lead to increased concerns. Your kiosk is now more vulnerable than ever to theft from shoplifters and – sadly...

6 Tips for Setting Up a Vendor Kiosk

If you open a kiosk business in a mall or a mobile unit such as a food cart, you can count yourself among many thousands of retail vendors across the country. Your venture will be a big success if you plan carefully. With so much to think about,...