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Retail Industries

Industry Codes

Some market research databases and websites organize business information using industry codes. The two industry classification systems you will come across most often are NAICS and SIC.

Example NAICS codes:

Click the link below to browse for more industry codes, including:

  • Automobile Dealers
  • Book and Music Stores
  • Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
  • Clothing and Clothing Accessories stores 
  • Electronics and Appliance Stores
  • Food and Beverage Stores
  • Furniture & Home Furnishings Stores
  • Gasoline Stations
  • Grocery Stores
  • Health and Personal Care Stores
  • Sporting Goods stores
  • Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers - including art dealers, florists and used merchandise

Industry & Market Research Databases

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