NAICS Code 454113

NAICS 454113

NAICS Code 454113 – Mail-Order Houses

Definition of NAICS Code 454113: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in retailing all types of merchandise using mail catalogs or television to generate clients and display merchandise. Included in this industry are establishments primarily engaged in retailing from catalog showrooms of mail-order houses as well as establishments providing a combination of Internet and mail-order sales.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 454113

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

  • Catalog (i.e., order-taking) offices of mail-order houses
  • Home shopping television orders
  • Collectors’ items, mail-order houses
  • Mail-order book clubs (not publishing)
  • Computer software, mail-order houses
  • Mail-order houses

Cross Reference Guide for Code 454113

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.

  • Providing telemarketing (e.g., telephone marketing) services for others–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 561422, Telemarketing Bureaus and Other Contact Centers; and
  • Retailing merchandise using store and nonstore methods at the same establishment–are classified in Sector 44-45, Retail Trade, based on the classification of the store portion of the activity.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 454113

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.

  • Book clubs, not publishing, mail-order
  • Catalog (i.e., order taking) offices of mail-order houses
  • Collector’s items, mail-order houses
  • Computer software, mail-order houses
  • Direct mailers (i.e., selling own merchandise)
  • Institutional pharmacies, off-site, mail-order
  • Mail-order houses
  • Order taking offices of mail-order houses
  • Prerecorded tape, compact disc, and record mail-order houses
  • Television order, home shopping
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 454113

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): 8018, 8047NAICS 454113
  • CA WC: 8018
  • DE WC: 924, 927
  • PA WC: 924, 927
  • MI WC: 8018, 8047
  • NJ WC: 8018, 8047
  • NY WC: 8747, 8047
  • WY WC: 454113
  • GL: 45901, 45900
  • SIC: 5961

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 454113 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 454: Nonstore Retailers
  • Industry Group 4541: Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
  • Industry 45411: Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 454111: Electronic Shopping
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 454112: Electronic Auctions
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 454113: Mail-Order Houses
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