NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42431

Industry 42431

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42431 – Piece Goods, Notions, and Other Dry Goods Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42431: See industry description for NAICS 424310 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 424310: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of piece goods, fabrics, knitting yarns (except industrial), thread and other notions, and/or hair accessories.

Cross-References for Industry 42431

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 42431. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments primarily engaged as converters who buy fabric goods in the grey, have them finished on a contract basis, and sell at wholesale–are classified in Industry NAICS 313310, Textile and Fabric Finishing Mills; and
  • Establishments primarily engaged in merchant wholesale distribution of industrial yarns–are classified in Industry NAICS 424990, Other Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42431

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 42431. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Apparel trimmings merchant wholesalers
  • Belt and buckle assembly kits merchant wholesalers
  • Binding, textile, merchant wholesalers
  • Embroidery products merchant wholesalers
  • Fabrics, textile (except burlap, felt), merchant wholesalers
  • Fiberglass fabrics merchant wholesalers
  • Hair accessories merchant wholesalers
  • Jute piece goods (except burlap) merchant wholesalers
  • Labels, textile, merchant wholesalers
  • Millinery supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Needles, sewing, merchant wholesalers
  • Net goods merchant wholesalers
  • Paddings, apparel, merchant wholesalers
  • Piece goods (except burlap, felt) merchant wholesalers
  • Remnants, piece goods, merchant wholesalers
  • Ribbons, textile, merchant wholesalers
  • Sewing accessories merchant wholesalers
  • Tapes, textile, merchant wholesalers
  • Textiles (except burlap, felt) merchant wholesalers
  • Thread (except industrial) merchant wholesalers
  • Yard goods, textile (except burlap, felt), merchant wholesalers
  • Yarns (except industrial), merchant wholesalers
  • Zippers merchant wholesalers

Industry Breakdown for 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 (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 42: Wholesale Trade
    • Subsector 424: Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
      • Industry Group 4243: Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
        • Industry 42431: Piece Goods, Notions, and Other Dry Goods Merchant Wholesalers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 424310: Piece Goods, Notions, and Other Dry Goods Merchant Wholesalers

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