[Talk-GB] Tagging of Argos stores

Donald Noble drnoble at gmail.com
Sun Mar 10 20:57:03 UTC 2019


Thanks all for the responses.

I have mapped as a node tagged shop=catalogue, name=Argos within the
building way in approximately the correct location. I have done this before
for other outlets, but always good to hear other opinions on how to map
edge cases.

Donald

On Sun, 10 Mar 2019 at 18:47 Dave F <davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com> wrote:

> This is the full list of name=Argos, shop=*
>
> Catalogue by far the most popular, but I wondering if there any
> specialised Argos outlets selling just furniture or electrical?
>
> catalogue,152
> department_store,90
> <No shop tag>,60
> yes,55
> variety_store,39
> general,21
> supermarket,8
> gift,5
> convenience,4
> houseware,4
> catalog,2
> catalogue_store,2
> electronics,2
> general_store,2
> hifi,2
> furniture,1
> general_retailer,1
> hardware,1
> household,1
> retailer,1
> outpost,1
>
> Cheers
> DaveF
>
>
> On 10/03/2019 14:58, Donald Noble wrote:
>
> I noticed recently that an Argos[1] counter has opened inside the large
> Sainsbury's supermarket at Murrayfield, but I am not sure how best to tag
> this.
>
> I had a quick look, and Argos stores in the UK seem to be tagged in
> multiple ways, but I am not skilled enough with Overpass to check how many
> of each:
>
>    - shop=catalogue
>    - shop=department_store
>    - shop=general_retailer
>    - shop=general
>    - shop=supermarket
>    - shop=yes
>    - etc.
>
>
> I suspect shop=catalogue is probably the best option for a normal Argos
> store, but just wondering:
> a) if anything special is needed when it is just a counter in another store
> (given that this is pretty much all there is own the other shops,
> b) if there is any consensus on how to tag these, and
> c) if so, whether these should be standardised across the UK?
>
> [1] https://www.argos.co.uk
>
> Thanks, Donald
>
>
>
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