NAICS Code Description



459140 - Musical Instrument and Supplies Retailers

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 459140 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Guitar Center Holdings IncJ W Pepper & Son Inc
Sam Ash Music CorporationWashington Music Sales Center
Peavey Electronics CorporationWest Music Company Inc
Inmusic Brands IncAmerican Musical Supply Inc
Paul A Schmitt Music CompanyWoodwind & Brasswind Inc

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in retailing new musical instruments, sheet music, and related supplies; or retailing these new products in combination with musical instrument repair, rental, or music instruction.

Illustrative Examples:

Musical instrument retailers
Sheet music retailers
Piano retailers


Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Retailing new musical recordings, including downloadable music (without publishing)--are classified in Industry 449210, Electronics and Appliance Retailers;
  • Streaming music without publishing--are classified in Industry 516210, Media Streaming Distribution Services, Social Networks, and Other Media Networks and Content Providers;
  • Retailing used musical instruments (including used rare musical instruments), sheet music, and related supplies--are classified in Industry 459510, Used Merchandise Retailers;
  • Repairing musical instruments without retailing new instruments--are classified in Industry 811490, Other Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance;
  • Renting musical instruments without retailing new instruments--are classified in U.S. Industry 532289, All Other Consumer Goods Rental; and
  • Providing musical instruction without retailing new instruments--are classified in Industry 611610, Fine Arts Schools.
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Index Entries for 459140
451140451140451140459140Music stores (i.e., instrument)
451140451140451140459140Musical instrument stores
451140451140451140459140Piano stores
451140451140451140459140Sheet music stores