NAICS Code 453998

NAICS 453998

NAICS Code 453998 – All Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers (except Tobacco Stores)

Definition of NAICS Code 453998: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in retailing specialized lines of merchandise (except motor vehicle and parts dealers; furniture and home furnishings stores; electronics and appliance stores; building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers; food and beverage stores; health and personal care stores; gasoline stations; clothing and clothing accessories stores; sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores; general merchandise stores; florists; office supplies, stationery and gift stores; used merchandise stores; pet and pet supplies stores; art dealers; manufactured home (i.e., mobile home) dealers; and tobacco stores). This industry also includes establishments primarily engaged in retailing a general line of new and used merchandise on an auction basis (except electronic auctions).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 453998

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • Art supply stores
  • General merchandise auction houses
  • Candle shops
  • Home security equipment stores
  • Cemetery memorial (e.g., headstones, markers, vaults) dealers
  • Hot tub stores
  • Collectors’ items (e.g., autograph, coin, card, stamp) shops
  • Swimming pool supply stores
  • Fireworks shops (permanent location)
  • Trophy (e.g., awards and plaques) shops
  • Flower shops, artificial or dried

Cross Reference Guide for Code 453998

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 specialized lines of merchandise via electronic home shopping, mail-order, or direct sale–are classified in Subsector 454, Nonstore Retailers;
  • Retailing merchandise via electronic auctions–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 454112, Electronic Auctions;
  • Auctioning (i.e., on the location of others as independent auctioneers)–are classified in Industry NAICS 561990, All Other Support Services;
  • Retailing pets and pet supplies–are classified in Industry NAICS 453910, Pet and Pet Supplies Stores;
  • Retailing original and limited edition art works–are classified in Industry NAICS 453920, Art Dealers;
  • Retailing manufactured homes (i.e., mobile homes)–are classified in Industry NAICS 453930, Manufactured (Mobile) Home Dealers;
  • Retailing cigarettes, cigars, tobacco, pipes, and other smokers’ supplies–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 453991, Tobacco Stores;
  • Retailing antiques–are classified in Industry NAICS 453310, Used Merchandise Stores;
  • Retailing new books–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 451211, Book Stores;
  • Retailing new jewelry (except costume jewelry)–are classified in Industry NAICS 448310, Jewelry Stores; and
  • Retailing new costume jewelry–are classified in Industry NAICS 448150, Clothing Accessories Stores.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 453998

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.

  • Art supply stores
  • Auction houses (general merchandise)
  • Batteries, except automotive, dealers
  • Calendar shops
  • Candle shops
  • Cemetery memorial dealers (e.g., headstones, markers, vaults)
  • Closet organizer stores
  • Collector’s items shops (e.g., autograph, card, coin, stamp)
  • Emergency preparedness supply stores
  • Fireworks shops (i.e., permanent location)
  • Flag and banner shops
  • Flower shops, artificial or dried
  • Home security equipment stores
  • Hot tub stores
  • Janitorial equipment and supplies stores
  • Monument (i.e., burial marker) dealers
  • Police supply stores
  • Religious goods (except books) stores
  • Swimming pool supply stores
  • Trophy (including awards and plaques) shops
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 453998

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): 8105, 8017NAICS 453998
  • CA WC: 8017, 8018
  • DE WC: 883, 924, 928, 951
  • PA WC: 883, 924, 928, 951
  • MI WC: 8017, 8018
  • NJ WC: 8017, 8105, 8090
  • NY WC: 8017, 8105, 8090
  • WY WC: 453998
  • GL: 47367, 14068, 11020, 18437, 91179
  • SIC: 5999

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 453998 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.

  • Sector 44-45: Retail Trade
  • Subsector 453: Miscellaneous Store Retailers
  • Industry Group 4539: Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
  • Industry 45399: All Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 453991: Tobacco Stores
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 453998: All Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers (except Tobacco Stores)
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