NAICS Code 452210

NAICS 452210

NAICS Code 452210 – Department Stores

Definition of NAICS Code 452210: This industry comprises establishments known as department stores that have separate departments for general lines of new merchandise, such as apparel, jewelry, home furnishings, and toys, with no one merchandise line predominating. Department stores may sell perishable groceries, such as fresh fruits, vegetables, and dairy products, but such sales are insignificant. Department stores may have separate customer checkout areas in each department, central customer checkout areas, or both..

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 452210

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Retailing a general line of merchandise via electronic home shopping, mail-order, or direct sale–are classified in Subsector 454, Nonstore Retailers;
  • Retailing apparel without a significant amount of housewares or general merchandise–are classified in Subsector 448, Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores;
  • Retailing a general line of merchandise in combination with a general line of perishable groceries, known as warehouse clubs, superstores, or supercenters–are classified in U.S. Industry 452311, Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters; and
  • Retailing used merchandise–are classified in Industry 453310, Used Merchandise Stores.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 452210

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

  • Department stores

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 452210

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 8017NAICS 452210
  • CA WC: 8017
  • DE WC: 928
  • PA WC: 928
  • MI WC: 8017
  • NJ WC: 8017
  • NY WC: 8017
  • WY WC: 452210
  • GL: 15608
  • SIC: 5994

Resources: Praxiom, AceGroupTDICalifornia Division of Workers Compensation, Delaware Workers Compensation Manual, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Manual, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Placement Facility: Classification Definitions, New Jersey Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Manual, New York Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, North American Industry Classification System, Florida Underwriting Guide: Commercial General Liability Classifications,  Standard Industrial Classifications.

The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 452210 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code 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, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). 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.

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NAICS Code 452210