NAICS Code Description

452210 - Department Stores

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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.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • 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.
Index Entries for 452210
4521145211452210Department stores

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 452210 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Wal-Mart Stores East LPBentonvilleAR
TJX Companies IncFraminghamMA
Macys IncCincinnatiOH
Kohls CorporationMenomonee FallsWI
J C Penney Company IncPlanoTX
Meijer Companies LtdGrand RapidsMI
Macys Retail Holdings IncCincinnatiOH
Sears Roebuck and CoHoffman EstatesIL
Burlington Stores IncBurlingtonNJ
Dillards IncLittle RockAR