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 Houses25,926
596100Catalog and mail-order houses5,898
59610000Catalog and mail-order houses5,898
596101Food, mail order318
59610100Food, mail order246
59610101Cheese, mail order11
59610102Fruit, mail order61
596102Computer equipment and electronics, mail order1,133
59610200Computer equipment and electronics, mail order693
59610201Computer software, mail order204
59610202Computers and peripheral equipment, mail order106
59610203Electronic kits and parts, mail order130
596103Book and record clubs336
59610300Book and record clubs78
59610301Book club, mail order48
59610302Magazines, mail order43
59610303Record and/or tape (music or video) club, mail order167
596104Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order977
59610400Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order266
59610401Coins, mail order31
59610402Collectibles and antiques, mail order635
59610403Stamps, mail order45
596199Catalog and mail-order houses, nec17,264
59619901Arts and crafts equipment and supplies, mail order206
59619902Automotive supplies and equipment, mail order241
59619903Books, mail order (except book clubs)271
59619904Cards, mail order64
59619905Catalog sales1,055
59619906Clothing, mail order (except women's)481
59619907Cosmetics and perfumes, mail order494
59619908Educational supplies and equipment, mail order212
59619909Fishing, hunting and camping equipment and supplies: by mail138
59619910Fitness and sporting goods, mail order450
59619911Flowers, plants and bulbs: mail order101
59619912Furniture and furnishings, mail order183
59619913General merchandise, mail order2,087
59619914Gift items, mail order295
59619915Jewelry, mail order334
59619916Mail order house, nec970
59619917Mail order house, order taking office only47
59619918Novelty merchandise, mail order461
59619919Religious merchandise, mail order47
59619920Television, home shopping178
59619921Tools and hardware, mail order147
59619922Toys and games (including dolls and models), mail order185
59619923Women's apparel, mail order445
59619924Pharmaceuticals, mail order373
59619925Electronic shopping7,684
59619926Electronic auctions115