- You will needs NAICS codes to search for industry data in the US Census and other sites.
- To find appropriate NAICS, use basic terms such as:
- Some codes appear with the type of event, like weddings; others, are listed with the term "event."
- Notice how NAICS groups together industries that involve similar tasks, but deal with very different applications.
- Notice how you might be able to find several codes for your business.
- Sometimes, you may not find one absolute code, but have to cobble together several codes.
- The scope notes help clarify whether a code is appropriate for your needs.
- 2012 NAICS Definition. 812112 Beauty Salons
"This U.S. industry comprises establishments (except those known as barber shops or mens hair stylist shops) primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) cutting, trimming, shampooing, coloring, waving, or styling hair; (2) providing facials; and (3) applying makeup (except permanent makeup)."
- 2012 NAICS Definition.812111 Barber Shops
"This U.S. industry comprises establishments known as barber shops or men's hair stylist shops primarily engaged in cutting, trimming, and styling men's and boys' hair; and/or shaving and trimming men's beards."
- 2012 NAICS Definition. 812113 Nail Salons.
"This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing nail care services, such as manicures, pedicures, and nail extensions."
- 2012 NAICS Definition 812199 Other Personal Care Services
"This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing personal care services (except hair, nail, facial, non-permanent makeup, or non-medical diet and weight reducing services)."
Among the services covered are:
color consulting services, day spas, depilatory, ear piercing, makeup, hair weaving, scalp treatments, massage, and tanning.