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 TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
5961Catalog and Mail-order Houses36,074
596100Catalog and mail-order houses7,385
59610000Catalog and mail-order houses7,385
596101Food, mail order342
59610100Food, mail order278
59610101Cheese, mail order14
59610102Fruit, mail order50
596102Computer equipment and electronics, mail order1,379
59610200Computer equipment and electronics, mail order921
59610201Computer software, mail order218
59610202Computers and peripheral equipment, mail order103
59610203Electronic kits and parts, mail order137
596103Book and record clubs348
59610300Book and record clubs77
59610301Book club, mail order44
59610302Magazines, mail order48
59610303Record and/or tape (music or video) club, mail order179
596104Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order996
59610400Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order263
59610401Coins, mail order29
59610402Collectibles and antiques, mail order660
59610403Stamps, mail order44
596199Catalog and mail-order houses, nec25,624
59619901Arts and crafts equipment and supplies, mail order239
59619902Automotive supplies and equipment, mail order253
59619903Books, mail order (except book clubs)294
59619904Cards, mail order63
59619905Catalog sales1,476
59619906Clothing, mail order (except women's)742
59619907Cosmetics and perfumes, mail order808
59619908Educational supplies and equipment, mail order247
59619909Fishing, hunting and camping equipment and supplies: by mail151
59619910Fitness and sporting goods, mail order617
59619911Flowers, plants and bulbs: mail order106
59619912Furniture and furnishings, mail order240
59619913General merchandise, mail order4,311
59619914Gift items, mail order320
59619915Jewelry, mail order367
59619916Mail order house, nec1,106
59619917Mail order house, order taking office only61
59619918Novelty merchandise, mail order481
59619919Religious merchandise, mail order56
59619920Television, home shopping171
59619921Tools and hardware, mail order155
59619922Toys and games (including dolls and models), mail order225
59619923Women's apparel, mail order630
59619924Pharmaceuticals, mail order407
59619925Electronic shopping11,966
59619926Electronic auctions132