[OSM-talk] Tagging for general household shop

LeedsTracker leedstracker at gmail.com
Sat Jan 17 18:14:49 GMT 2009

2009/1/17 Martijn van Exel <mvexel at gmail.com>:
> In NL, we have a breed of shops, represented by a small number of
> chains (Blokker, Marskramer, may be one or two more) that 'specialise'
> in all kinds of general household necessities, ranging from bin liners
> to ironing boards and from cutlery to adhesive tape and even small
> household appliances. It is definitely not a department store - it's
> much smaller and does not have distinguishable departments. It is also
> not a specialty store - they focus on affordable, main stream
> household products.
> Going by this description, is there a tag that you think covers this?
> Otherwise I will introduce shop=household.

I've been thinking something like that might be useful for the UK too.

Maybe shop=houseware or housewares?


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