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 Houses34,361
596100Catalog and mail-order houses7,085
59610000Catalog and mail-order houses7,085
596101Food, mail order326
59610100Food, mail order264
59610101Cheese, mail order12
59610102Fruit, mail order50
596102Computer equipment and electronics, mail order1,341
59610200Computer equipment and electronics, mail order906
59610201Computer software, mail order206
59610202Computers and peripheral equipment, mail order99
59610203Electronic kits and parts, mail order130
596103Book and record clubs337
59610300Book and record clubs75
59610301Book club, mail order43
59610302Magazines, mail order46
59610303Record and/or tape (music or video) club, mail order173
596104Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order938
59610400Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order228
59610401Coins, mail order27
59610402Collectibles and antiques, mail order640
59610403Stamps, mail order43
596199Catalog and mail-order houses, nec24,334
59619901Arts and crafts equipment and supplies, mail order238
59619902Automotive supplies and equipment, mail order237
59619903Books, mail order (except book clubs)282
59619904Cards, mail order61
59619905Catalog sales1,378
59619906Clothing, mail order (except women's)677
59619907Cosmetics and perfumes, mail order781
59619908Educational supplies and equipment, mail order231
59619909Fishing, hunting and camping equipment and supplies: by mail137
59619910Fitness and sporting goods, mail order583
59619911Flowers, plants and bulbs: mail order102
59619912Furniture and furnishings, mail order224
59619913General merchandise, mail order4,175
59619914Gift items, mail order307
59619915Jewelry, mail order345
59619916Mail order house, nec1,012
59619917Mail order house, order taking office only60
59619918Novelty merchandise, mail order455
59619919Religious merchandise, mail order56
59619920Television, home shopping151
59619921Tools and hardware, mail order152
59619922Toys and games (including dolls and models), mail order210
59619923Women's apparel, mail order611
59619924Pharmaceuticals, mail order391
59619925Electronic shopping11,366
59619926Electronic auctions112