A frequent business type near Alan de Maid is Estate Agents.
From Auckland to Zagreb, the local Travel Agency has deals from across the world. For food stuffs and household goods there is a Grocery Store around to provide. Toothache? There are few dentists locally for all your dental needs. Mail a letter or parcel through the local Postal Service.
In the market for an engagement ring? There are a few Jewelry Stores locally to get you started. If you are hungry there are a few restaurants serving the area. Roses are red, violets are blue. If you are in need of a florist there's one near you. Those having trouble with their vision might want to book in an eye test at their local Optometrist.