General merchandise stores
BEA Code & Name is '452000:General merchandise stores'. Description of the primary industry producing this good or service, adapted from the Census Bureau NAICS 2007 descriptions: Industries in the General Merchandise Stores subsector retail new general merchandise from fixed pointof- sale locations. Establishments in this subsector are unique in that they have the equipment and staff capable of retailing a large variety of goods from a single location. This includes a variety of display equipment and staff trained to provide information on many lines of products.
The process describes the average US production of this good or service within this NAICS-based grouping defined in the BEA 2007 detailed input-output tables (BEA 2015). Distribution, wholesale and retailing of this good or service, use, and final disposal are not included. Creation of a product system with this process will enable modeling of all upstream (supply-chain) activities.