NAICS 5 Digit Industry 45121

Industry 45121

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 45121 – Book Stores and News Dealers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 45121: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in retailing new books, newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals.

Cross-References for NAICS Code 45121

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 45121. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Retailing newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals via electronic home shopping, mail-order, or direct sale–are classified in Subsector 454, Nonstore Retailers;
  • Home delivery of newspapers–are classified in Industry 45439, Other Direct Selling Establishments; and
  • Retailing used books, newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals–are classified in Industry 45331, Used Merchandise Stores.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 45121

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 45121. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Book stores
  • Magazine stands (i.e., permanent)
  • News dealers
  • Newsstands (i.e., permanent)
  • Religious book stores

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 44-45: Retail Trade
    • Subsector 451: Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
      • Industry Group 4512: Book Stores and News Dealers
        • Industry 45121: Book Stores and News Dealers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 451211: Book Stores
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 451212: News Dealers and Newsstands

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