NAICS Code Description



449210 - Electronics and Appliance Retailers

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Verizon Communications IncPC Connection Inc
Best Buy Co IncPcm Inc
Td Synnex CorporationTrans World NY Sub Inc
Gamestop CorpNewegg Commerce Inc
Bose CorporationStandard General LP

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one of the following: (1) retailing an array of new household-type appliances and consumer-type electronic products, such as televisions, computers, electronic tablets, and cameras; (2) specializing in retailing a single line of new consumer-type electronic products; (3) retailing these new products in combination with repair and support services; (4) retailing new prepackaged or downloadable computer software (without publishing); and/or (5) retailing prerecorded audio and video media, such as downloadable digital music and video files (without production or publishing), CDs, and DVDs.

Illustrative Examples:

Appliance retailers, household-type
Consumer-type electronics retailers (e.g., televisions, computers, cameras)
Cellular telephone accessories retailers
Stereo and sound system retailers (except automotive)


Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Retailing used appliance and electronic products--are classified in Industry 459510, Used Merchandise Retailers;
  • Retailing automotive electronic sound systems--are classified in Industry 441330, Automotive Parts and Accessories Retailers;
  • Retailing new electronic toys, such as dedicated gaming consoles and handheld electronic games--are classified in Industry 459120, Hobby, Toy, and Game Retailers;
  • Retailing new sewing machines in combination with selling new sewing supplies, fabrics, patterns, yarns, and other needlework accessories--are classified in Industry 459130, Sewing, Needlework, and Piece Goods Retailers;
  • Retailing new computers, computer peripherals, and prepackaged software in combination with retailing new office equipment, office furniture, and office supplies--are classified in Industry 459410, Office Supplies and Stationery Retailers;
  • Selling wireless communication service plans and cellular telephones, as agents for wireless telecommunications carriers and resellers--are classified in U.S. Industry 517122, Agents for Wireless Telecommunications Services;
  • Providing television, computer, or other electronic equipment repair services without retailing new televisions, computers, or electronic equipment--are classified in Industry 811210, Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance;
  • Providing household-type appliance repair services without retailing new appliances--are classified in U.S. Industry 811412, Appliance Repair and Maintenance;
  • Developing film and/or making photographic slides, prints, and enlargements without retailing a range of new photographic equipment and supplies--are classified in Industry 81292, Photofinishing;
  • Renting prerecorded digital video discs (DVDs)--are classified in U.S. Industry 532282, Video Tape and Disc Rental;
  • Publishing and distributing software through subscriptions and/or downloads--are classified in Industry 513210, Software Publishers;
  • Producing and distributing motion pictures and videos--are classified in Industry 512110, Motion Picture and Video Production; and
  • Producing records and/or releasing, promoting, and distributing sound recordings to wholesalers, retailers, or directly to the public--are classified in Industry 512250, Record Production and Distribution.
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Index Entries for 449210
443111443141443141449210Appliance stores, household-type
443112443142443142449210Audio equipment stores (except automotive)
443130443142443142449210Camera shops, photographic
443112443142443142449210Cellular telephone accessories stores
443112443142443142449210Citizens' band (CB) radio stores
443120443142443142449210Computer equipment stores
454113454113454110449210Computer software, prepackaged, new, mail-order houses
443120443142443142449210Computer stores
44-45443142443142449210Consumer-type electronic stores (e.g., televisions, computers, cameras)
443112443142443142449210Electronic part and component stores
443111443141443141449210Household-type appliance stores
449210Music retailers (e.g., downloadable digital music files (without production or publishing))
451220443142443142449210Music stores (e.g., cassette, compact disc, record, tape)
443130443142443142449210Photographic supply stores
454113454113454110449210Prerecorded tape, compact disc, and record, new, mail-order houses
443112443142443142449210Radio and television stores
451220443142443142449210Record stores, new
443111443141443141449210Sewing machine stores, household-type
449210Software retailers (e.g., downloadable computer software (without publishing))
443120443142443142449210Software stores, computer
443112443142443142449210Stereo stores (except automotive)
443112443142443142449210Television and radio stores
443112443142443142449210TV (television) stores
443111443141443141449210Vacuum cleaner stores, household-type
443120443142443142449210Video game software stores
451220443142443142449210Video tape stores