[Tagging] shop=discount

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 01:52:31 UTC 2018

On Tue, 26 Jun 2018 at 08:50, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Discount stores are, as I understand it (I don't have any remotely near
> me) more of a cut-down wholesaler but open
> to the public.  Presentation and packaging is that of a wholesaler, and
> savings come from buying in bulk. Depending on
> the particular retailer, product range may be primarily foodstuff
> (overlapping with supermarkets and convenience stores)
> or might concentrate on things like office supplies.  When it's foodstuffs
> you're not buying a consumer-size box of
> cornflakes but a very large carton of consumer-size boxes of cornflakes.

Fair call Paul. I wasn't thinking of the Costco style of shop where you
have to pay for membership, but can then literally buy a pallet of
whatever. I guess they're discount?

> Of course, there are probably stores that are a blend of the above.  I
> think we need a real-world mailing list so we can
> vote on how to make the real world conform to our tagging schemes.

That's it! From now on OSM will serve as the world's dictionary & you will
all use the words that we define! If you don't comply, we will wipe you off
the map! :-)
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