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 TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
5399Miscellaneous General Merchandise16,210
539900Miscellaneous general merchandise stores10,042
53990000Miscellaneous general merchandise stores10,042
539999Miscellaneous general merchandise stores, nec6,168
53999901Army-Navy goods stores1,165
53999902Catalog showroom stores218
53999903Country general stores1,901
53999904Duty-free stores100
53999905Surplus and salvage stores878
53999906Warehouse club stores1,906