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I’m trying to tag business places where the main activity is to sell goods to other businesses, usually not to individual consumers. The tag shop=wholesale could be used but I’m not sure it is adequate when I look at the wiki page.

For instance:
1- I want to tag a business that sell/deliver milk to groceries. Should I tag it shop=wholesale and wholesale=dairy?

2- What if they also sell goods/services to individual customers? Should I simply tag it shop=dairy?

Thanks in advance :-)

asked 16 Jan '23, 20:44

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edited 16 Jan '23, 21:24


The usual tag is shop=trade, but this in itself doesn't explain what it sells. The relevant wiki page explains how this is used and may answer your other queries.

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answered 17 Jan '23, 17:57

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I haven’t looked at that one which seems to do the job as long as I add other relevant tags. Thanks

(17 Jan '23, 18:39) jfd553
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