NAICS Code Description



455219 - All Other General Merchandise Retailers

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 455219 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Costco Wholesale CorporationDolgencorp LLC
Dollar General CorporationFamily Dollar Stores Inc
Dollar Tree IncPricesmart Inc
American Stores Company LLCFive Below Inc
Big Lots IncNumber Holdings Inc

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

Illustrative Examples:

Dollar stores
General merchandise (new and used) auction houses
General merchandise showrooms
General merchandise trading posts
General stores
Home and auto supply stores
Variety stores


Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Auctioning on the location of others as independent auctioneers--are classified in Industry 561990, All Other Support Services;
  • Retailing automotive parts--are classified in Industry 441330, Automotive Parts and Accessories Retailers;
  • Retailing a general line of new merchandise, generally known as department stores--are classified in Industry 455110, Department Stores;
  • Retailing a general line of merchandise in combination with a significant amount and variety of perishable groceries, generally known as warehouse clubs, superstores, or supercenters--are classified in U.S. Industry 455211, Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters;
  • Retailing farm supplies--are classified in Industry 444240, Nursery, Garden Center, and Farm Supply Retailers;
  • Retailing a general line of new home repair and improvement materials and supplies, generally known as home centers--are classified in Industry 444110, Home Centers;
  • Retailing used merchandise, including by auction--are classified in Industry 459510, Used Merchandise Retailers; and
  • Providing warehousing services for goods owned by others--are classified in Industry Group 4931, Warehousing and Storage.
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Index Entries for 455219
455219Auctions, general merchandise (new and used), Internet retail
452990452990452319455219Dollar stores
455219Electronic auctions, general merchandise (new and used), retail
455219General merchandise (new and used) auction houses
452990452990452319455219General stores
452990452990452319455219Home and auto supply stores
455219Internet auctions, general merchandise (new and used), retail
454111454111454110455219Internet retail sales sites (except department store, warehouse club, and supercenter sites), new general merchandise
452990452990452319455219Limited price variety stores
452990452990452319455219Trading posts, general merchandise
452990452990452319455219Variety stores