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 Houses22,813
596100Catalog and mail-order houses4,949
59610000Catalog and mail-order houses4,949
596101Food, mail order311
59610100Food, mail order243
59610101Cheese, mail order10
59610102Fruit, mail order58
596102Computer equipment and electronics, mail order1,036
59610200Computer equipment and electronics, mail order610
59610201Computer software, mail order194
59610202Computers and peripheral equipment, mail order105
59610203Electronic kits and parts, mail order127
596103Book and record clubs323
59610300Book and record clubs78
59610301Book club, mail order49
59610302Magazines, mail order42
59610303Record and/or tape (music or video) club, mail order154
596104Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order979
59610400Stamps, coins, and other collectibles, mail order273
59610401Coins, mail order31
59610402Collectibles and antiques, mail order625
59610403Stamps, mail order50
596199Catalog and mail-order houses, nec15,215
59619901Arts and crafts equipment and supplies, mail order194
59619902Automotive supplies and equipment, mail order232
59619903Books, mail order (except book clubs)266
59619904Cards, mail order66
59619905Catalog sales876
59619906Clothing, mail order (except women's)362
59619907Cosmetics and perfumes, mail order364
59619908Educational supplies and equipment, mail order194
59619909Fishing, hunting and camping equipment and supplies: by mail134
59619910Fitness and sporting goods, mail order382
59619911Flowers, plants and bulbs: mail order102
59619912Furniture and furnishings, mail order209
59619913General merchandise, mail order1,840
59619914Gift items, mail order289
59619915Jewelry, mail order332
59619916Mail order house, nec964
59619917Mail order house, order taking office only44
59619918Novelty merchandise, mail order433
59619919Religious merchandise, mail order34
59619920Television, home shopping176
59619921Tools and hardware, mail order150
59619922Toys and games (including dolls and models), mail order174
59619923Women's apparel, mail order407
59619924Pharmaceuticals, mail order351
59619925Electronic shopping6,523
59619926Electronic auctions117