[OSM-talk] map features: shop items look strange andsupermarket should also be moved here?!?

Corey Burger corey.burger at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 06:12:53 BST 2007

On 7/10/07, Lars Aronsson <lars at aronsson.se> wrote:
> Corey Burger wrote:
> > Both refer to pretty much any store you can walk into and is used from
> > frequently in North America, as where as shop is a more UK-specific
> > term. The other issue is that shop is both a noun and a verb, as where
> > as retail can only be a noun.
> But repair shops don't necessary do retail, do they?
> I'm not a native English speaker, but the Swedish translation of
> retail suggests a business that buys things and resells them.
> I'm not sure if carwash counts as that.  Are bank offices included
> in "retail"?

Retail probably wouldn't fit with a car wash, and a bank is probably
considered retail, although almost nobody here refers to it as such.



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