NAICS 5 Digit Industry 44821

Industry 44821

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 44821 – Shoe Stores

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 44821: See industry description for NAICS 448210 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 448210: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in retailing all types of new footwear (except hosiery and specialty sports footwear, such as golf shoes, bowling shoes, and spiked shoes). Establishments primarily engaged in retailing new tennis shoes or sneakers are included in this industry.

Cross-References for Industry 44821

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 44821. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Retailing footwear via electronic home shopping, mail-order, or direct sale–are classified in Subsector 454, Nonstore Retailers;
  • Retailing hosiery–are classified in Industry NAICS 448190, Other Clothing Stores;
  • Retailing new specialty sports footwear (e.g., bowling shoes, golf shoes, spiked shoes)–are classified in Industry NAICS 451110, Sporting Goods Stores; and
  • Retailing used footwear–are classified in Industry NAICS 453310, Used Merchandise Stores.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 44821

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 44821. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Athletic shoe (except bowling, golf, spiked) stores
  • Orthopedic shoes stores
  • Shoe (except bowling, golf, spiked) stores
  • Shoe stores, orthopedic

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

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