NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42492

Industry 42492

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42492 – Book, Periodical, and Newspaper Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42492: See industry description for NAICS 424920 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 424920: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of books, periodicals, and newspapers.

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Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42492

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 42492. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Antique book merchant wholesalers
  • Books merchant wholesalers
  • Magazines merchant wholesalers
  • Maps (except globe, school, wall) merchant wholesalers
  • Newspaper agencies merchant wholesalers
  • Newspapers merchant wholesalers
  • Pamphlets merchant wholesalers
  • Periodicals 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 4249: Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
        • Industry 42492: Book, Periodical, and Newspaper Merchant Wholesalers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 424920: Book, Periodical, and Newspaper Merchant Wholesalers

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