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 Houses22,879
596100Catalog and mail-order houses4,832
59610000Catalog and mail-order houses4,832
596101Food, mail order322
59610100Food, mail order256
59610101Cheese, mail order9
59610102Fruit, mail order57
596102Computer equipment and electronics, mail order1,071
59610200Computer equipment and electronics, mail order639
59610201Computer software, mail order193
59610202Computers and peripheral equipment, mail order107
59610203Electronic kits and parts, mail order132
596103Book and record clubs374
59610300Book and record clubs105
59610301Book club, mail order55
59610302Magazines, mail order43
59610303Record and/or tape (music or video) club, mail order171
596104Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order1,014
59610400Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order290
59610401Coins, mail order35
59610402Collectibles and antiques, mail order639
59610403Stamps, mail order50
596199Catalog and mail-order houses, nec15,266
59619901Arts and crafts equipment and supplies, mail order200
59619902Automotive supplies and equipment, mail order252
59619903Books, mail order (except book clubs)280
59619904Cards, mail order67
59619905Catalog sales924
59619906Clothing, mail order (except women's)372
59619907Cosmetics and perfumes, mail order357
59619908Educational supplies and equipment, mail order194
59619909Fishing, hunting and camping equipment and supplies: by mail144
59619910Fitness and sporting goods, mail order418
59619911Flowers, plants and bulbs: mail order106
59619912Furniture and furnishings, mail order205
59619913General merchandise, mail order1,896
59619914Gift items, mail order301
59619915Jewelry, mail order347
59619916Mail order house, nec1,051
59619917Mail order house, order taking office only48
59619918Novelty merchandise, mail order405
59619919Religious merchandise, mail order40
59619920Television, home shopping186
59619921Tools and hardware, mail order163
59619922Toys and games (including dolls and models), mail order179
59619923Women's apparel, mail order410
59619924Pharmaceuticals, mail order373
59619925Electronic shopping6,226
59619926Electronic auctions122