453998    All Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers (except Tobacco Stores) - 2007 NAICS Code
Description    Illustrative Examples    Cross References    Alternate Titles    SIC Code Matches    2002 NAICS Mapping    See Also   

     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; electronic 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 homes) 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.

Illustrative Examples
Art supply stores
Candle shops
Cemetery memorial (e.g., headstones, markers, vaults) dealers
Collectors' items (e.g., autograph, coin, card, stamp) shops
Fireworks shops (permanent location)
Flower shops, artificial or dried
General merchandise auction houses
Home security equipment stores
Hot tub stores
Swimming pool supply stores
Trophy (e.g., awards and plaques) shops

     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 454112, Electronic Auctions;
Auctioning (i.e., 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 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.

Alternate Titles

This sector is also called:

  • Art supply stores
  • Auction houses (general merchandise)
  • Calendar shops
  • Candle shops
  • Cemetery memorial dealers (e.g., headstones, markers, vaults)
  • Closet organizer stores
  • Collector's items shops (e.g., autograph, card, coin, stamp)
  • Emergency preparedness supply stores
  • Fireworks shops (i.e., permanent location)
  • Flag and banner shops
  • Flower shops, artificial or dried
  • Home security equipment stores
  • Hot tub stores
  • Janitorial equipment and supplies stores
  • Monument (i.e., burial marker) dealers
  • Police supply stores
  • Religious goods (except books) stores
  • Swimming pool supply stores
  • Trophy (including awards and plaques) shops
SIC Code Matches for 453998

  • 5085 - Industrial Supplies
  • 5113 - Industrial and Personal Service Paper
  • 5162 - Plastics Materials and Basic Forms and Shapes
  • 5999 - Miscellaneous Retail Stores, N.E.C.
2002 NAICS Mapping

**NAICS code 453998 has not changed from 2002 to 2007.

See Also
Parent Sectors of 453998:
45 - Retail Trade
453 - Miscellaneous Store Retailers
4539 - Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
45399 - All Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers

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