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2017 Edition

national industry 444130

Hardware Stores


This industry comprises establishments known as hardware stores primarily engaged in retailing a general line of new hardware items, such as tools and builders' hardware.

The immediate parent of national industry 444130 is international industry 44413: Hardware Stores

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Retailing hardware items via electronic home shopping, mail-order, or direct sale--are classified in Subsector 454, Nonstore Retailers;
  • Retailing a general line of home repair and improvement materials and supplies, known as home centers--are classified in Industry 444110, Home Centers; and
  • Retailing used hardware items--are classified in Industry 453310, Used Merchandise Stores.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Equivalent Value
2002 444130
2007 444130
2012 444130
2017 444130
2022 444140

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 5251 - Hardware Stores

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 444130, Hardware Stores:

  1. bolt and screw dealer retail
  2. building material and garden equipment and supply dealer
  3. building material and supply dealer
  4. contractor equipment dealer ladder excluding hoist or scaffold or tower
  5. contractor equipment dealer ladder excluding hoist scaffold or tower cgl
  6. contractor equipment dealer ladder excluding hoist scaffoldsortower
  7. fastener dealer retail
  8. hardware and tool retail
  9. hardware installation or repair away from premises
  10. hardware installation or repair off premises
  11. hardware no installation or repair off premises no firearm ammunition or lumber sale
  12. hardware no work off premises firearm ammunition explosive carried
  13. hardware no work off premises no firearm ammunition explosive carried
  14. hardware store
  15. hardware store no fire arm or ammunition
  16. hardware store no firearm or ammunition
  17. hardware store retail
  18. hardware store retail exclusively
  19. hardware with installation and repair off premises up to max 25 no firearm ammunition or lumber sale
  20. irrigation supply store
  21. retail trade
  22. store hardware
  23. store hardware electrical or plumbing supply
  24. store hardware or agricultural implement store not farm machinery or audio or video part and accessory store or bicycle retail sale or rental include repair or locksmith including shop
  25. store hardware or electrical or plumbing supply
  26. store hardware retail
  27. store hardware store retail
  28. store jewelry wholesale or retail
  29. store retail store not otherwise classified including service of food not restaurant


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