Industry: 7389—Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
Establishments primarily engaged in furnishing business services, not elsewhere classified, such as bondspersons, drafting services, lecture bureaus, notaries public, sign painting, speakers' bureaus, water softening services, and auctioneering services, on a commission or fee basis. Auctions of used cars and agricultural commodities, such as livestock and produce, are classified in Wholesale Trade.

Agents and brokers for authors and nonperforming artistMetal slitting and shearing on a contract or fee basis
Apparel pressing service for the tradeMeter readers, remote
Appraisers, except real estate appraisersMicrofilm recording and developing service
Arbitration and conciliation servicesMounting merchandise on cards on a contract or fee basis
Artists' agents and brokers, except performing artistsMusic distribution systems, except coin-operated
Auctioneering service on a commission or fee basisNotaries public
Authors' agents and brokersPackaging and labeling service (not packing and crating)
Automobile recovery serviceParalegal service
Automobile repossession serviceParcel packing service (packaging)
Automobile shows, flower shows, and home shows: promoters ofPatent brokers
Bartering services for businessesPatrol of electric transmission or gas lines
Batik work (handprinting on textiles)Photogrammetric mapping service (not professional engineers)
BondspersonsPhotographic library service, still
Bottle exchangesPhotography brokers
Bronzing baby shoesPipeline and power line inspection services
Business brokers (buying and selling business enterprises)Playwrights' brokers
Charge account service (shopping plates) collection by individualPost office contract stations
Check validation servicePresorting mail service
Cloth: cutting to length, bolting, or winding for textile distributorsPress clipping service
Contractors' disbursement controlPrinted circuitry graphic layout
Convention bureausProcess serving service
Convention decoratorsProduce weighing service, not connected with transportation
Copyright protection serviceProduct sterilization service
Correct time servicePromoters of home shows and flower shows
Cosmetic kits, assembling and packagingRacetrack cleaning, except buildings
Cotton inspection service, not connected with transportationRadio broadcasting music checkers
Cotton sampler serviceRadio transcription service
Coupon redemption service, except trading stampsRecording studios on a contract or fee basis
Credit card service (collection by individual firms)Redemption of trading stamps
Decoration service for special eventsRepossession service
Demonstration service, separate from saleRestaurant reservation service
Directories, telephone: distribution on a contract or fee basisRug binding for the trade
Divers, commercialSafety inspection service, except automotive
Drafting service, except temporary helpSalvaging of damaged merchandise, not engaged in sales
Drawback service, customsSampling of commodities, not connected with transportation
Drive-a-way automobile serviceScrap steel cutting on a contract or fee basis
Embroidering of advertising on shirts, etc.Shoe designers
Engrossing, e.g., diplomas and resolutionsShowcard painting
Exhibits, building of: by industrial contractorsShrinking textiles for tailors and dressmakers
Field warehousing, not public warehousingSign painting and lettering shops
Filling pressure containers (aerosol) with hair spray, insecticides, etc.Solvents recovery service on a contract or fee basis
Fire extinguishers, service ofSpeakers' bureaus
Firefighting service, other than forestry or publicSponging textiles for tailors and dressmakers
Flagging service (traffic control)Styling of fashions, apparel, furniture, and textiles
Floats, decoration ofStyling wigs for the trade
Florists' telegraph serviceSwimming pool cleaning and maintenance
Folding and refolding service: textile and apparelSwitchboard operation of private branch exchanges
Fundraising on a contract or fee basisTape slitting for the trade (cutting plastics, leather, etc. into widths)
Gas systems, contract conversion from manufactured to natural gasTax collection agencies: collecting for a city, county, or State
Handtool designersTax title dealers: agencies for city, county, or State
Handwriting analysisTelemarketing (telephone marketing) service on a contract or fee basis
Hosiery pairing on a contract or fee basisTelephone answering, except beeper service
Hotel reservation serviceTelephone solicitation service on a contract or fee basis
Identification engraving serviceTextile designers
Inspection of commodities, not connected with transportationTextile folding and packing services
Interior decorating consulting service, except painters and paperTime-share condominium exchanges
Interior designing service, except painters and paper hangersTobacco sheeting service on a contract or fee basis
Inventory computing serviceTourist information bureaus
Labeling bottles, cans, cartons, etc. for the trade: not printingTrade show arrangement
Laminating of photographs (coating photographs with plastics)Trading stamp promotion and sale to stores
Lecture bureausTrading stamp redemption
Lettering serviceTranslation service
Liquidators of merchandise on a contract or fee basisWater softener service
Mannequin decorating serviceWeighing foods and other commodities not connected with
Map drafting serviceWelcoming service
Mapmaking, including aerialWindow trimming service
Message service, telephone answering except beeper serviceYacht brokers
Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
7389Business Services, Nec1,426,031
738900Business services, nec165,930
73890000Business services, nec165,930
738901Personal service agents, brokers, and bureaus17,567
73890100Personal service agents, brokers, and bureaus15,635
73890101Artists' agents and brokers780
73890102Authors' agents and brokers195
73890103Brokers, contract services547
73890104Lecture bureau173
73890105Playwrights' brokers17
73890106Speakers' bureau220
738902Inspection and testing services26,529
73890200Inspection and testing services17,660
73890201Air pollution measuring service174
73890202Athletic equipment inspection service62
73890203Building inspection service6,997
73890204Commodities sampling54
73890205Commodity inspection80
73890206Cotton sampling and inspection service7
73890207Industrial and commercial equipment inspection service344
73890208Petroleum refinery inspection service117
73890209Pipeline and power line inspection service360
73890210Safety inspection service555
73890211Sewer inspection service119
738903Advertising, promotional, and trade show services8,407
73890300Advertising, promotional, and trade show services3,319
73890301Convention and show services2,006
73890302Coupon redemption service123
73890303Demonstration service107
73890304Embroidery advertising661
73890305Exhibit construction by industrial contractors269
73890306Field audits, cable television81
73890307Mannequin decorating service11
73890308Promoters of shows and exhibitions488
73890309Trade show arrangement1,220
73890310Trading stamp promotion and redemption37
73890311Window trimming service85
738904Textile and apparel services3,245
73890400Textile and apparel services1,327
73890401Apparel designers, commercial578
73890402Apparel pressing service18
73890403Batik work4
73890404Cloth cutting, bolting, or winding179
73890405Corset representatives, fitting only11
73890406Hand painting, textile192
73890407Hosiery pairing3
73890408Rug binding22
73890409Styling of fashions, apparel, furniture, textiles, etc.602
73890410Styling, wigs28
73890411Textile designers251
73890412Textile folding and packing services18
73890413Textiles, sponging or shrinking12
738905Reservation services1,092
73890500Reservation services257
73890501Accomodation locating services287
73890502Hotel and motel reservation service361
73890503Restaurant reservation service187
738906Interior design services35,413
73890600Interior design services18,761
73890601Decoration service for special events1,585
73890602Interior designer9,148
73890603Interior decorating5,919
738907Finishing services1,879
73890700Finishing services1,494
73890701Bathroom fixture reglazing56
73890702Furniture finishing128
73890703Laminating service201
738908Mapmaking services553
73890800Mapmaking services159
73890801Mapmaking or drafting, including aerial176
73890802Photogrammatic mapping218
738909Financial services23,507
73890900Financial services21,830
73890901Charge account service66
73890902Check validation service82
73890903Credit card service1,524
738910Telephone services7,188
73891000Telephone services3,945
73891001Telephone answering service1,502
73891002Correct time service53
73891003Switchboard operation, private branch exchanges25
73891004Teleconferencing services139
73891005Telemarketing services1,282
73891006Telephone directory distribution, contract or fee basis80
73891007Telephone solicitation service30
73891008Pay telephone network132
738911Music and broadcasting services11,467
73891100Music and broadcasting services5,200
73891101Music copying service76
73891102Music distribution systems166
73891103Radio broadcasting music checkers76
73891104Radio transcription service203
73891105Recording studio, noncommercial records3,990
73891106Music recording producer1,677
73891107Audio cassette duplication services79
738912Packaging and labeling services3,078
73891200Packaging and labeling services3,015
73891201Labeling bottles, cans, cartons, etc.48
73891202Mounting merchandise on cards15
738913Legal and tax services17,184
73891300Legal and tax services1,320
73891301Arbitration and conciliation service1,124
73891302Bail bonding6,305
73891303Bondsperson592
73891304Copyright protection service59
73891305Drawback service, customs18
73891306Notary publics4,544
73891307Paralegal service1,409
73891308Patent brokers138
73891309Process serving service757
73891310Repossession service604
73891311Tax collection agency276
73891312Tax title dealers38
738914Auction, appraisal, and exchange services13,012
73891400Auction, appraisal, and exchange services5,015
73891401Appraisers, except real estate2,286
73891402Auctioneers, fee basis3,893
73891403Barter exchange119
73891404Bottle exchange17
73891405Bottle sorting56
73891406Flea market915
73891407Merchandise liquidators442
73891408Time-share condominium exchange269
738915Lettering and sign painting services1,576
73891500Lettering and sign painting services363
73891501Lettering service166
73891502Show card and poster painting14
73891503Sign painting and lettering shop1,033
738916Mailing and messenger services9,019
73891600Mailing and messenger services1,276
73891601Courier or messenger service1,702
73891602Florist telegraph service25
73891603Mailbox rental and related service5,728
73891604Post office contract stations160
73891605Presorted mail service128
738917Brokers' services7,495
73891700Brokers' services3,300
73891701Brokers, business: buying and selling business enterprises1,493
73891702Fish broker108
73891703Log and lumber broker184
73891704Photography brokers165
73891705Yacht brokers1,112
73891706Printing broker1,133
738918Design services130,817
73891800Design services128,854
73891801Design, commercial and industrial1,876
73891802Hand tool designers49
73891803Shoe designers38
738919Metal cutting services468
73891900Metal cutting services292
73891901Metal slitting and shearing90
73891902Scrap steel cutting86
738999Business services, nec, nec940,605
73899901Automobile recovery service1,559
73899902Balloons, novelty and toy142
73899903Bronzing, baby shoes19
73899904Building scale models83
73899905Child restraint seat, automotive: rental15
73899906Coffee service692
73899907Contractors' disbursement control109
73899908Cosmetic kits, assembling and packaging94
73899909Crane and aerial lift service870
73899910Divers, commercial324
73899911Document and office record destruction676
73899912Document embossing40
73899913Drafting service, except temporary help1,329
73899914Drive-a-way automobile service101
73899915Engraving service1,103
73899916Engrossing: diplomas, resolutions, etc.14
73899917Field warehousing134
73899918Filling pressure containers23
73899919Fire extinguisher servicing556
73899920Fire protection service other than forestry or public1,975
73899921Flagging service (traffic control)226
73899922Float decoration34
73899923Fund raising organizations4,729
73899924Gas system conversion36
73899925Grinding, precision: commercial or industrial344
73899926Handwriting analysis98
73899927Human skeleton preparation4
73899928Ice surface maintenance: hockey, curling, etc.12
73899929Inventory computing service824
73899930Marine reporting91
73899931Meter readers, remote60
73899932Microfilm recording and developing service211
73899933Office facilities and secretarial service rental2,062
73899934Patrol of electric transmission or gas lines23
73899935Personal investigation service1,526
73899936Photographic library service50
73899937Pilot car escort service132
73899938Plant care service415
73899939Press clipping service37
73899940Printed circuitry graphic layout139
73899941Product sterilization service42
73899942Purchasing service648
73899943Racetrack cleaning, except buildings5
73899944Relocation service698
73899945Salvaging of damaged merchandise, service only144
73899946Sewing contractor788
73899947Solvents recovery service38
73899948Swimming pool and hot tub service and maintenance8,646
73899949Tape slitting10
73899950Tobacco sheeting service3
73899951Tombstone engraving45
73899952Tourist information bureau1,002
73899953Translation services5,495
73899954Water softener service2,292
73899955Weighing, food and commodity53
73899956Welcoming services100
73899957Aquarium design and maintenance245
73899958Subscription fulfillment services: magazine, newspaper, etc.205
73899959Explosives recovery or extraction services30
73899960Estimating service, construction535
73899961Aquatic weed maintenance78
73899962Printers' services: folding, collating, etc.521
73899963Bicycle assembly service42
73899964Product endorsement service75
73899965Inventory stocking service142
73899966Document storage service366
73899967Tenant screening service68
73899999Business services at non-commercial site893,825