State of the Retail Kiosk Industry

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In recent years, the success of big box stores has been affected by e-commerce and the growth of specialty retail. Customers have turned away from the anonymity of large stores and appreciate the more personalized experiences and better service that they get by shopping online or at a specialty store. Because of this trend, the retail kiosk industry has grown from just a novelty to an expansive $12 billion industry. An industry that was once [Continue reading...]

The 5 Best Tradeshows for Kiosk Owners

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Part of being a great kiosk owner (or any business owner) is attending industry tradeshows. Tradeshows are a great place to learn about industry trends, new products and services, network with industry partners and potential customers, see what your competition is up to, and discover new kiosk business opportunities. At Mobile Outfitters, we regularly attend and exhibit at tradeshows around the world to grow our business and gauge the direction of the retail mall kiosk [Continue reading...]

The 10 Mall Retailers With the Highest Sales Per Square Foot: How Do Our Kiosks Compare?

Mobile Outfitters has one of the highest sales per square foot in all of retail!

Store sales per square foot is viewed as a major component of retail success. Since it is indicative of how efficiently a company uses its assets, the higher the sales per square foot, the better. Sales per square foot is calculated as total sales for a given period (usually a year) divided by store square footage. For example, if a company does $10 million a year in sales, and runs 10 stores that are 1,000 [Continue reading...]

Apple Announces the iPhone 7

Tim Cook announces the iPhone 7

Each year the internet (and Apple) is plagued by rumors about the newest iPhone. The brand has a massive worldwide following, so speculation is often rampant throughout the lead-up to the next-gen product’s reveal. Usually, Apple announces the next version of the phone around September and follows a “tick-tock” schedule. A “tick” year is a relatively large product update (think the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus), followed by a “tock” year of smaller upgrades [Continue reading...]

[Formula] What Products to Sell in a Mall Kiosk?

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Have a great product idea, but don’t know if it’s a good fit for a mall kiosk? Just launched a new product and considering a mall kiosk as a sales channel? Don’t know what products to sell in a mall kiosk? Whatever your situation might be, you’ve come to the right place. Over the years operating in specialty retail, we’ve used this surprisingly simple formula over and over again to launch brand new products that [Continue reading...]