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A variety store or price-point retailer is a retail store that sells inexpensive items
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A Wikipedia-16px.png variety store or price-point retailer is a retail store that sells inexpensive items, usually with a single price point for all items in the store. Typical merchandise includes cleaning supplies, toys, and confectionery.

Other names include "dollar store", "discount store", "bargain store", "bargain basement". Common franchise/brand names in the UK: poundstretcher, poundland, everything's a pound, 99p store (and many more). Common Brands/chains of these in the USA include Dollar Tree, Dollar General, Family Dollar, and Ollie's. In Canada, Dollarama is the largest dollar store chain.

How to map

Set a node Node or draw as an area Area along the building outline. Add the tag shop=variety_store.

Useful combination


  • Mapnik: Variety store-14.svg


Similar tags

  • shop=department_store - Can be similar, but generally higher quality goods. Less compact shelves and might not have aisles with trolleys/shopping carts.
  • shop=supermarket - aisles with trolleys/carts, but tends be a lot more about food including perishable foods.
  • shop=hardware - Some overlap, with product types, particularly kitchenware & homewares, but hardware is more typically about nuts and bolts and tools etc.
  • shop=gift - shop selling gifts / greetings cards