[OSM-talk] Tagging for general household shop

Cartinus cartinus at xs4all.nl
Sun Jan 18 17:08:11 GMT 2009

AFAIK a convenience store sells mostly consumables, while the kind of shop 
Martijn is talking about mostly sells "hardware for mum" (to phrase it 
politically incorrect).

On Sunday 18 January 2009 17:14:47 Mike Harris wrote:
> Surely this is shop=convenience - for what Americans (and increasingly
> Brits too!) call a convenience store. From what I recall of trips to NL
> this is what Blokker etc. is - but perhaps I have misunderstood?
> Mike Harris
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martijn van Exel [mailto:mvexel at gmail.com]
> Sent: 17 January 2009 18:01
> To: OSM Talk
> Cc: OpenStreetMap NL discussion list
> Subject: [OSM-talk] Tagging for general household shop
> Hi all,
> 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.
> Take care,
> --
> martijn van exel -+- mvexel at gmail.com -+- http://www.schaaltreinen.nl/


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