NAICS 5 Digit Industry 45299

Industry 45299

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 45299 – All Other General Merchandise Stores

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 45299: See industry description for NAICS 452990 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 452990: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in retailing new goods in general merchandise stores (except department stores, discount department stores, warehouse clubs, superstores, and supercenters). These establishments retail a general line of new merchandise, such as apparel, automotive parts, dry goods, hardware, groceries, housewares or home furnishings, and other lines in limited amounts, with none of the lines predominating.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 45299

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Dollar stores
  • General stores
  • General merchandise catalog showrooms (except catalog mail-order)
  • General merchandise trading posts
  • Home and auto supply stores
  • Variety stores

Cross-References for Industry 45299

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 45299. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Retailing general lines of merchandise via electronic home shopping, mail-order, or direct sale–are classified in Subsector 454, Nonstore Retailers;
  • Retailing automotive parts–are classified in Industry NAICS 441310, Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores;
  • Retailing merchandise in department stores–are classified in Industry 45211, Department Stores;
  • Retailing merchandise in warehouse clubs, superstores, or supercenters–are classified in Industry NAICS 452910, Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters;
  • Retailing merchandise in catalog showrooms of mail-order houses–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 454113, Mail-Order Houses;
  • Retailing a general line of new hardware items, known as hardware stores–are classified in Industry NAICS 444130, Hardware Stores;
  • Retailing a general line of new home repair and improvement materials and supplies, known as home centers–are classified in Industry NAICS 444110, Home Centers; and
  • Retailing used merchandise–are classified in Industry NAICS 453310, Used Merchandise Stores.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 45299

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 45299. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Catalog showrooms, general merchandise (except catalog mail-order)
  • Dollar stores
  • General stores
  • Home and auto supply stores
  • Limited price variety stores
  • Trading posts, general merchandise
  • Variety 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 452: General Merchandise Stores
      • Industry Group 4529: Other General Merchandise Stores
        • Industry 45299: All Other General Merchandise Stores (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 452990: All Other General Merchandise Stores

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