[Tagging] Is there any use of shop=general/general_store not covered by shop=convenience/supermarket/country_store?

Kevin Kenny kevin.b.kenny at gmail.com
Tue Mar 26 00:11:58 UTC 2019


On Mon, Mar 25, 2019 at 7:45 PM Martin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> Am 25.03.2019 um 18:57 schrieb Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny at gmail.com>:
>
> A country_store is something I think of as usually being located
> outside a village because they need a lot more space. They'll offer
> feed, seed, fertilizer, garden tools, and similar supplies. They often
> have nurseries selling bedding plants and trees for planting. (Tractor
> Supply and Agway are common brands in the US.)
>
>
> there is also
>
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dgarden_centre
>
> and
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dagrarian
>
> the wiki mentions shoes and clothing for country stores, which you won’t find in the above shops, so it seems a good distinction.
> Is it self service or are there salespeople to serve you? Or could it be both?

I'll bear that in mind the next time I'm tagging one.  The point that
I was trying to make was that none of the above is what is meant by
'general store'.



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