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Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers

NAICS 4248

Industry Definition

Establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of beer, ale, porter, and other fermented malt beverages; as well as wine, distilled alcoholic beverages, and/or neutral spirits and ethyl alcohol used in blended wines and distilled liquors.

Other Resources for this Industry

  • View other information using the Industry Statistics Sampler
  • Learn more about this industry on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Economic Planning and Coordination Division | 1-877-790-1876 | Last Revised: April 25, 2013