A small, temporary, standalone booth used in high-foot-traffic areas for marketing purposes. A kiosk will usually be manned by one or two individuals who help attract attention to the booth to get new customers.


Because of their small, temporary nature, kiosks can be a low-cost marketing strategy. They are also a good way to give a company a human face, and provide customers the opportunity to ask questions about a product.

For example, a local newspaper might set up a kiosk at a grocery store to try to sign up new subscribers. Similarly, credit card companies often set up kiosks in airports to seek new customers for a credit card that offers frequent-flyer miles.

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