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 Houses29,788
596100Catalog and mail-order houses6,303
59610000Catalog and mail-order houses6,303
596101Food, mail order322
59610100Food, mail order258
59610101Cheese, mail order12
59610102Fruit, mail order52
596102Computer equipment and electronics, mail order1,211
59610200Computer equipment and electronics, mail order770
59610201Computer software, mail order204
59610202Computers and peripheral equipment, mail order104
59610203Electronic kits and parts, mail order133
596103Book and record clubs339
59610300Book and record clubs79
59610301Book club, mail order45
59610302Magazines, mail order44
59610303Record and/or tape (music or video) club, mail order171
596104Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order970
59610400Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order258
59610401Coins, mail order29
59610402Collectibles and antiques, mail order639
59610403Stamps, mail order44
596199Catalog and mail-order houses, nec20,643
59619901Arts and crafts equipment and supplies, mail order219
59619902Automotive supplies and equipment, mail order245
59619903Books, mail order (except book clubs)273
59619904Cards, mail order60
59619905Catalog sales1,262
59619906Clothing, mail order (except women's)598
59619907Cosmetics and perfumes, mail order624
59619908Educational supplies and equipment, mail order226
59619909Fishing, hunting and camping equipment and supplies: by mail144
59619910Fitness and sporting goods, mail order536
59619911Flowers, plants and bulbs: mail order103
59619912Furniture and furnishings, mail order206
59619913General merchandise, mail order3,140
59619914Gift items, mail order308
59619915Jewelry, mail order349
59619916Mail order house, nec991
59619917Mail order house, order taking office only55
59619918Novelty merchandise, mail order465
59619919Religious merchandise, mail order51
59619920Television, home shopping172
59619921Tools and hardware, mail order146
59619922Toys and games (including dolls and models), mail order203
59619923Women's apparel, mail order518
59619924Pharmaceuticals, mail order397
59619925Electronic shopping9,232
59619926Electronic auctions120