NAICS Code 452311 Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters


Retail Trade


This U.S. industry comprises establishments known as warehouse clubs, superstores, or supercenters, primarily engaged in retailing a general line of groceries, including a significant amount and variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy products, meats, and other perishable groceries, in combination with a general line of new merchandise, such as apparel, furniture, and appliances.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Retailing a general line of merchandise via electronic home shopping, mail-order, or direct sale: classified in Subsector 454, Nonstore Retailers
  • Retailing a general line of food, known as supermarkets and grocery stores: classified in Industry 445110, Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores
  • Retailing a general line of new merchandise, known as department stores -are classified in Industry 452210, Department Stores
  • Retailing a general line of new merchandise, except department stores, warehouse clubs, superstores, and supercenters: classified in U.S. Industry 452319, All Other General Merchandise Stores
  • Retailing used merchandise: classified in Industry 453310, Used Merchandise Stores.

Industries Included

  • Supercenters
  • Superstores (i.e., food and general merchandise)
  • Warehouse clubs (i.e., food and general merchandise)