NAICS Code 453310 Used Merchandise Stores


Retail Trade


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in retailing used merchandise, antiques, and secondhand goods (except motor vehicles, such as automobiles, RVs, motorcycles, and boats; motor vehicle parts; tires; and mobile homes).

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Retailing used merchandise via electronic home shopping, mail-order, or direct sale: classified in Subsector 454, Nonstore Retailers
  • Operating pawnshops: classified in U.S. Industry 522298, All Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
  • Retailing used automobiles: classified in Industry 441120, Used Car Dealers
  • Retailing used automobile parts (except tires and tubes): classified in Industry 441310, Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores
  • Retailing used tires: classified in Industry 441320, Tire Dealers
  • Retailing used mobile homes: classified in Industry 453930, Manufactured (Mobile) Home Dealers
  • Retailing used recreational vehicles: classified in Industry 441210, Recreational Vehicle Dealers
  • Retailing used boats: classified in U.S. Industry 441222, Boat Dealers
  • Retailing used motorcycles, aircraft, snowmobiles, and utility trailers: classified in U.S. Industry 441228, Motorcycle, ATV, and All Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
  • Retailing a general line of used merchandise on an auction basis (except electronic auctions): classified in U.S. Industry 453998, All Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers (except Tobacco Stores).

Illustrative Examples

  • Used clothing stores
  • Used book stores
  • Antique shops
  • Used sporting goods stores
  • Used merchandise thrift shops
  • Used household-type appliance stores

Industries Included

  • Antique dealers (except motor vehicles)
  • Antique shops
  • Apparel stores, used clothing
  • Appliance stores, household-type, used
  • Architectural salvage dealers
  • Bicycle (except motorized) shops, used
  • Book stores, used
  • Clothing stores, used
  • Consignment shops, used merchandise
  • Flea markets, used merchandise, permanent
  • Furniture stores, used
  • Music stores (e.g., cassette, instrument, record, tape), used
  • Rare manuscript stores
  • Record stores, used
  • Secondhand merchandise stores
  • Sporting goods stores, used
  • Thrift shops, used merchandise
  • Used bicycle (except motorized) shops
  • Used merchandise dealers (except motor vehicles and parts)
  • Used merchandise stores
  • Used rare collectors' items (e.g., autograph, coin, card, stamps) shops

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:62619

Est. Employment:146158