NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 452

Subsector 452

NAICS Subsector Code 452 – General Merchandise Stores

Definition of NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 452: Industries in the General Merchandise Stores subsector retail new general merchandise from fixed point-of-sale locations. Establishments in this subsector are unique in that they have the equipment and staff capable of retailing a large variety of goods from a single location. This includes a variety of display equipment and staff trained to provide information on many lines of products.

Three Digit Subsector Breakdown for the North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If NAICS Subsector 452 does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 44-45: Retail Trade
    • Subsector 452: General Merchandise Stores
      • Industry Group 4521: Department Stores
        • Industry 45211: Department Stores
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 452111: Department Stores (except Discount Department Stores)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 452112: Discount Department Stores
      • Industry Group 4529: Other General Merchandise Stores
        • Industry 45291: Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 452910: Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters
        • Industry 45299: All Other General Merchandise Stores
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 452990: All Other General Merchandise Stores

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NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 452