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.
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.|