452319 All Other General Merchandise Stores

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

Illustrative Examples:

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


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 automotive parts--are classified in Industry 441310, Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores;
  • Retailing a general line of new merchandise, known as department stores--are classified in Industry 452210, Department 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;
  • Retailing merchandise in catalog showrooms of mail-order houses--are classified in Industry 454110, Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses;
  • Retailing a general line of new hardware items, known as hardware stores--are classified in Industry 444130, Hardware Stores;
  • Retailing a general line of new home repair and improvement materials and supplies, known as home centers--are classified in Industry 444110, Home Centers; and
  • Retailing used merchandise--are classified in Industry 453310, Used Merchandise Stores.
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Entries
452990 452990 452319  Catalog showrooms, general merchandise (except catalog mail-order)
452990 452990 452319  Dollar stores
452990 452990 452319  General stores
452990 452990 452319  Home and auto supply stores
452990 452990 452319  Limited price variety stores
452990 452990 452319  Trading posts, general merchandise
452990 452990 452319  Variety stores