45211    Department Stores - 2007 NAICS Code
Description    Cross References    See Also   
Description


     This industry comprises establishments known as department stores primarily engaged in retailing a wide range of the following new products with no one merchandise line predominating: apparel, furniture, appliances and home furnishings; and selected additional items, such as paint, hardware, toiletries, cosmetics, photographic equipment, jewelry, toys, and sporting goods. Merchandise lines are normally arranged in separate departments.


Cross-References


     Establishments primarily engaged in


Retailing packaged grocery items in combination with general lines of merchandise with no one merchandise line predominating - are classified in Industry 45291, Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters;
Retailing apparel without a significant amount of housewares or general merchandise - are classified in Subsector 448, Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores;
Retailing general lines of merchandise via electronic home shopping, mail-order, or direct sale - are classified in Subsector 454, Nonstore Retailers; and
Retailing used merchandise - are classified in Industry 45331, Used Merchandise Stores.

See Also
Parent Sectors of 45211:
45 - Retail Trade
452 - General Merchandise Stores
4521 - Department Stores
Sub-Sectors of 45211:
452111 - Department Stores (except Discount Department Stores)
452112 - Discount Department Stores

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