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 Houses24,879
596100Catalog and mail-order houses5,716
59610000Catalog and mail-order houses5,716
596101Food, mail order327
59610100Food, mail order248
59610101Cheese, mail order11
59610102Fruit, mail order68
596102Computer equipment and electronics, mail order1,111
59610200Computer equipment and electronics, mail order674
59610201Computer software, mail order198
59610202Computers and peripheral equipment, mail order110
59610203Electronic kits and parts, mail order129
596103Book and record clubs335
59610300Book and record clubs80
59610301Book club, mail order48
59610302Magazines, mail order44
59610303Record and/or tape (music or video) club, mail order163
596104Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order977
59610400Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order262
59610401Coins, mail order32
59610402Collectibles and antiques, mail order636
59610403Stamps, mail order47
596199Catalog and mail-order houses, nec16,413
59619901Arts and crafts equipment and supplies, mail order200
59619902Automotive supplies and equipment, mail order243
59619903Books, mail order (except book clubs)276
59619904Cards, mail order65
59619905Catalog sales954
59619906Clothing, mail order (except women's)423
59619907Cosmetics and perfumes, mail order436
59619908Educational supplies and equipment, mail order206
59619909Fishing, hunting and camping equipment and supplies: by mail143
59619910Fitness and sporting goods, mail order419
59619911Flowers, plants and bulbs: mail order99
59619912Furniture and furnishings, mail order186
59619913General merchandise, mail order1,964
59619914Gift items, mail order298
59619915Jewelry, mail order338
59619916Mail order house, nec975
59619917Mail order house, order taking office only48
59619918Novelty merchandise, mail order458
59619919Religious merchandise, mail order45
59619920Television, home shopping181
59619921Tools and hardware, mail order147
59619922Toys and games (including dolls and models), mail order180
59619923Women's apparel, mail order439
59619924Pharmaceuticals, mail order378
59619925Electronic shopping7,196
59619926Electronic auctions116