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 Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
5961Catalog and Mail-order Houses23,133
596100Catalog and mail-order houses4,887
59610000Catalog and mail-order houses4,887
596101Food, mail order319
59610100Food, mail order252
59610101Cheese, mail order10
59610102Fruit, mail order57
596102Computer equipment and electronics, mail order1,065
59610200Computer equipment and electronics, mail order631
59610201Computer software, mail order199
59610202Computers and peripheral equipment, mail order104
59610203Electronic kits and parts, mail order131
596103Book and record clubs364
59610300Book and record clubs96
59610301Book club, mail order55
59610302Magazines, mail order44
59610303Record and/or tape (music or video) club, mail order169
596104Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order996
59610400Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order282
59610401Coins, mail order33
59610402Collectibles and antiques, mail order631
59610403Stamps, mail order50
596199Catalog and mail-order houses, nec15,502
59619901Arts and crafts equipment and supplies, mail order194
59619902Automotive supplies and equipment, mail order250
59619903Books, mail order (except book clubs)276
59619904Cards, mail order67
59619905Catalog sales914
59619906Clothing, mail order (except women's)376
59619907Cosmetics and perfumes, mail order368
59619908Educational supplies and equipment, mail order198
59619909Fishing, hunting and camping equipment and supplies: by mail140
59619910Fitness and sporting goods, mail order389
59619911Flowers, plants and bulbs: mail order103
59619912Furniture and furnishings, mail order208
59619913General merchandise, mail order1,914
59619914Gift items, mail order296
59619915Jewelry, mail order338
59619916Mail order house, nec1,038
59619917Mail order house, order taking office only46
59619918Novelty merchandise, mail order420
59619919Religious merchandise, mail order37
59619920Television, home shopping183
59619921Tools and hardware, mail order155
59619922Toys and games (including dolls and models), mail order177
59619923Women's apparel, mail order423
59619924Pharmaceuticals, mail order375
59619925Electronic shopping6,496
59619926Electronic auctions121