Stores do not require a Mezuzah.[2] [However some Poskim[3] rule that only temporary store booths, such as the booths of a fair, are exempt from having a Mezuzah[4], however permanent stores are obligated in a Mezuzah.[5] Practically one is to place the Mezuzah without a blessing.[6]]

Store inside a house:[7] A store that is inside one’s house is obligated to have a Mezuzah [with a blessing].

[1] 286/11

[2] Michaber 286/11

The reason: As since they are only used during daytime they are not considered a place of dwelling. Thus stores are not similar to storage areas which are equally used by day and night, and are hence obligated to have a Mezuzah. [Taz 286/10; Vetzaruch Iyun as in today’s times, in the winter all stores are still open by night. Would this then obligate them to have a Mezuzah according to the Taz?]

[3] Yad Hakitanah brought in Pischeiy Teshuvah 10

[4] The reason: Being that the stores will be taken down after the fair. [ibid]

[5] The reason: As one spends his entire day there, as well as that they contain ones merchandise and is thus similar to a storage room. [ibid]

[6]  Misgeres Hashulchan; Birchas Habayis 59; Chelek Halevi 116; Ben Ish Chaiy

[7] Taz 286/10

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