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 Houses24,088
596100Catalog and mail-order houses5,332
59610000Catalog and mail-order houses5,332
596101Food, mail order329
59610100Food, mail order251
59610101Cheese, mail order11
59610102Fruit, mail order67
596102Computer equipment and electronics, mail order1,108
59610200Computer equipment and electronics, mail order669
59610201Computer software, mail order200
59610202Computers and peripheral equipment, mail order107
59610203Electronic kits and parts, mail order132
596103Book and record clubs337
59610300Book and record clubs78
59610301Book club, mail order52
59610302Magazines, mail order42
59610303Record and/or tape (music or video) club, mail order165
596104Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order995
59610400Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order276
59610401Coins, mail order31
59610402Collectibles and antiques, mail order639
59610403Stamps, mail order49
596199Catalog and mail-order houses, nec15,987
59619901Arts and crafts equipment and supplies, mail order202
59619902Automotive supplies and equipment, mail order251
59619903Books, mail order (except book clubs)275
59619904Cards, mail order68
59619905Catalog sales914
59619906Clothing, mail order (except women's)380
59619907Cosmetics and perfumes, mail order387
59619908Educational supplies and equipment, mail order203
59619909Fishing, hunting and camping equipment and supplies: by mail148
59619910Fitness and sporting goods, mail order407
59619911Flowers, plants and bulbs: mail order105
59619912Furniture and furnishings, mail order213
59619913General merchandise, mail order1,919
59619914Gift items, mail order300
59619915Jewelry, mail order332
59619916Mail order house, nec986
59619917Mail order house, order taking office only46
59619918Novelty merchandise, mail order444
59619919Religious merchandise, mail order36
59619920Television, home shopping180
59619921Tools and hardware, mail order152
59619922Toys and games (including dolls and models), mail order183
59619923Women's apparel, mail order434
59619924Pharmaceuticals, mail order381
59619925Electronic shopping6,923
59619926Electronic auctions118