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kiosk

A small, freestanding retail location within the confines of another business or in the common areas of a shopping center. Kiosks represent a method of significantly expanding real estate income without raising rents or building more space.The term is sometimes used to denote only self-service locations,with the attended sites called carts.(For more information see the Web site of the Self Service and Kiosk Association, www.selfservice.org.)

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