SIC Industry Description

Industry: 5961—Catalog and Mail-Order Houses
Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of products by television, catalog, and mail-order. These establishments do not ordinarily maintain stock for sale on the premises. Separate stores operated by catalog and mail-order houses for the retail sale of products on the premises are classified according to the product sold.

Book clubs, not publishingJewelry, mail-order—retail
Books, mail-order—retailMagazines, mail-order—retail
Catalog (order taking) offices of mail-order houses—retailMail-order houses—retail (not including retail outlets)
Cheese, mail-order—retailNovelty merchandise, mail-order—retail
Coins, mail-order—retailOrder taking offices of mail-order houses—retail
Computer and peripheral equipment, mail-order—retailRecord clubs, mail-order—retail
Computer software, mail-order—retailStamps mail-order—retail
Food, mail-order—retailTelevision, mail-order (home shopping)—retail
Fruit, mail-order—retail
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
5961Catalog and Mail-order Houses32,866
596100Catalog and mail-order houses6,646
59610000Catalog and mail-order houses6,646
596101Food, mail order320
59610100Food, mail order260
59610101Cheese, mail order12
59610102Fruit, mail order48
596102Computer equipment and electronics, mail order1,294
59610200Computer equipment and electronics, mail order846
59610201Computer software, mail order212
59610202Computers and peripheral equipment, mail order103
59610203Electronic kits and parts, mail order133
596103Book and record clubs343
59610300Book and record clubs77
59610301Book club, mail order46
59610302Magazines, mail order44
59610303Record and/or tape (music or video) club, mail order176
596104Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order971
59610400Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order259
59610401Coins, mail order29
59610402Collectibles and antiques, mail order639
59610403Stamps, mail order44
596199Catalog and mail-order houses, nec23,292
59619901Arts and crafts equipment and supplies, mail order226
59619902Automotive supplies and equipment, mail order249
59619903Books, mail order (except book clubs)283
59619904Cards, mail order62
59619905Catalog sales1,367
59619906Clothing, mail order (except women's)667
59619907Cosmetics and perfumes, mail order714
59619908Educational supplies and equipment, mail order235
59619909Fishing, hunting and camping equipment and supplies: by mail144
59619910Fitness and sporting goods, mail order578
59619911Flowers, plants and bulbs: mail order103
59619912Furniture and furnishings, mail order230
59619913General merchandise, mail order3,861
59619914Gift items, mail order314
59619915Jewelry, mail order363
59619916Mail order house, nec1,037
59619917Mail order house, order taking office only55
59619918Novelty merchandise, mail order466
59619919Religious merchandise, mail order52
59619920Television, home shopping171
59619921Tools and hardware, mail order153
59619922Toys and games (including dolls and models), mail order213
59619923Women's apparel, mail order572
59619924Pharmaceuticals, mail order398
59619925Electronic shopping10,655
59619926Electronic auctions124