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 Houses34,870
596100Catalog and mail-order houses7,140
59610000Catalog and mail-order houses7,140
596101Food, mail order334
59610100Food, mail order270
59610101Cheese, mail order14
59610102Fruit, mail order50
596102Computer equipment and electronics, mail order1,354
59610200Computer equipment and electronics, mail order902
59610201Computer software, mail order215
59610202Computers and peripheral equipment, mail order102
59610203Electronic kits and parts, mail order135
596103Book and record clubs346
59610300Book and record clubs78
59610301Book club, mail order44
59610302Magazines, mail order46
59610303Record and/or tape (music or video) club, mail order178
596104Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order986
59610400Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order262
59610401Coins, mail order29
59610402Collectibles and antiques, mail order651
59610403Stamps, mail order44
596199Catalog and mail-order houses, nec24,710
59619901Arts and crafts equipment and supplies, mail order238
59619902Automotive supplies and equipment, mail order249
59619903Books, mail order (except book clubs)290
59619904Cards, mail order62
59619905Catalog sales1,457
59619906Clothing, mail order (except women's)744
59619907Cosmetics and perfumes, mail order784
59619908Educational supplies and equipment, mail order240
59619909Fishing, hunting and camping equipment and supplies: by mail147
59619910Fitness and sporting goods, mail order606
59619911Flowers, plants and bulbs: mail order106
59619912Furniture and furnishings, mail order235
59619913General merchandise, mail order4,152
59619914Gift items, mail order319
59619915Jewelry, mail order367
59619916Mail order house, nec1,073
59619917Mail order house, order taking office only61
59619918Novelty merchandise, mail order472
59619919Religious merchandise, mail order53
59619920Television, home shopping171
59619921Tools and hardware, mail order153
59619922Toys and games (including dolls and models), mail order226
59619923Women's apparel, mail order615
59619924Pharmaceuticals, mail order404
59619925Electronic shopping11,359
59619926Electronic auctions127