[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Bag shop, pet shop

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Tue Feb 4 03:19:40 UTC 2014

On 02/03/2014 11:02 AM, Matthijs Melissen wrote:
> On 2 February 2014 23:34, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2014-02-01 Matthijs Melissen <info at matthijsmelissen.nl>:
>>> That's a good point. How would you distinguish between a bag shop and
>>> a leather shop?
>> I'd use bag shop if they only or mostly sold bags and leather shop if other
>> items like belts, gloves, purses were sold as well.
> What about a shop like this?
> http://www.lesgrandsboulevards.fr/img/enseignes/P102036412-05-28.JPG
> They sell mainly bags, both leather and non-leather, but also sell
> some wallets (on the counter) and belts (next to the counter).
> How would you tag this shop?
> Shops like this are fairly common in France and Luxembourg, and are
> referred to as 'maroquinerie'. Technically the word only refers to
> leather products, but the shops normally sell also travel bags made
> out of different fabrics.
> Does this type of shop exist outside of the French-speaking countries?
> And do other countries have a specific term for it?
> -- Matthijs
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Yes, most "leather shops" in the USA sell a variety of leather products, 
and often luggage, not all of which will be leather.

John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
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