SIC Industry Description

Industry: 5399—Miscellaneous General Merchandise Stores
Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of a general line of apparel, dry goods, hardware, housewares or home furnishings, groceries, and other lines in limited amounts. Stores selling commodities covered in the definition for department stores, but normally having less than 50 employees, and stores usually known as country general stores are included in this industry. Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of merchandise by television, catalog and mail-order are classified in Industry 5961.

Catalog showrooms, general merchandise: except catalogGeneral merchandise stores—retail
Country general stores—retailGeneral stores—retail
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
5399Miscellaneous General Merchandise13,739
539900Miscellaneous general merchandise stores7,592
53990000Miscellaneous general merchandise stores7,592
539999Miscellaneous general merchandise stores, nec6,147
53999901Army-Navy goods stores1,026
53999902Catalog showroom stores234
53999903Country general stores1,982
53999904Duty-free stores115
53999905Surplus and salvage stores972
53999906Warehouse club stores1,818