[Tagging] Do-it-yourself versus hardware stores

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sat Feb 13 08:42:10 UTC 2016

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> Am 13.02.2016 um 08:01 schrieb Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com>:
> This approach could be used for supermarkets/convenience stores as
> well. Supermarkets might sell different items in different countries,
> or depending on their size or type (discounter vs. "regular').

yes, supermarkets like many other features will be slightly different in the details in different countries but also comparing different brands and sizes within the same context and country.

> There could be an extra tag on the section to indicate whether there
> is personnel to assist you or where the personnel has to take/pack the
> items for you.

often this is a main difference between different types, e.g. department store vs. supermarket, not just an attribute for the same type of thing 

> Some DYI offer a paint mixing service or a wood cutting
> service. Supermarkets can have a butcher or people serving bread,
> deli, etc.

I see these as particular exceptions within the general concept of not having generally people serving you.


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