453998 All Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers (except Tobacco Stores)

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).

Illustrative Examples:

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 (except used rare items)
Swimming pool supply stores
Fireworks shops (permanent location)
Trophy (e.g., awards and plaques) shops
Flower shops, artificial or dried

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • 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 Industry 454110, Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses;
  • Auctioning on the location of others as independent auctioneers--are classified in Industry 561990, All Other Support Services;
  • Retailing pets and pet supplies--are classified in Industry 453910, Pet and Pet Supplies Stores;
  • Retailing original and limited edition art works--are classified in Industry 453920, Art Dealers;
  • Retailing manufactured homes (i.e., mobile homes)--are classified in Industry 453930, Manufactured (Mobile) Home Dealers;
  • Retailing cigarettes, cigars, tobacco, pipes, and other smokers' supplies--are classified in U.S. Industry 453991, Tobacco Stores;
  • Retailing antiques--are classified in Industry 453310, Used Merchandise Stores;
  • Retailing new books--are classified in U.S. Industry 451211, Book Stores;
  • Retailing new jewelry (except costume jewelry)--are classified in Industry 448310, Jewelry Stores; and
  • Retailing new costume jewelry--are classified in Industry 448150, Clothing Accessories Stores.
  Corresponding Index
453998 453998 453998  Architectural supply stores
453998 453998 453998  Art supply stores
453998 453998 453998  Auction houses (general merchandise)
453998 453998 453998  Batteries, except automotive, dealers
453998 453998 453998  Beer making supply stores
453998 453998 453998  Binocular stores
453998 453998 453998  Cake decorating supply stores
453998 453998 453998  Calendar shops
453998 453998 453998  Candle shops
453998 453998 453998  Cemetery memorial dealers (e.g., headstones, markers, vaults)
453998 453998 453998  Closet organizer stores
453998 453998 453998  Collectors' items (e.g., autograph, card, coin, stamp) shops (except used rare items)
453998 453998 453998  Electronic cigarette stores
453998 453998 453998  Emergency preparedness supply stores
453998 453998 453998  Fireworks shops (i.e., permanent location)
453998 453998 453998  Flag and banner shops
453998 453998 453998  Flower shops, artificial or dried
453998 453998 453998  Home security equipment stores
453998 453998 453998  Hot tub stores
453998 453998 453998  Janitorial equipment and supplies stores
453998 453998 453998  Marijuana stores, medical or recreational
453998 453998 453998  Monument (i.e., burial marker) dealers
453998 453998 453998  Police supply stores
453998 453998 453998  Religious goods (except books) stores
453998 453998 453998  Swimming pool supply stores
453998 453998 453998  Trophy (including awards and plaques) shops
453998 453998 453998  Wine making supply stores