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, Nec1,546,402
738900Business services, nec157,670
73890000Business services, nec157,670
738901Personal service agents, brokers, and bureaus17,913
73890100Personal service agents, brokers, and bureaus15,929
73890101Artists' agents and brokers810
73890102Authors' agents and brokers195
73890103Brokers, contract services544
73890104Lecture bureau188
73890105Playwrights' brokers20
73890106Speakers' bureau227
738902Inspection and testing services25,250
73890200Inspection and testing services19,222
73890201Air pollution measuring service183
73890202Athletic equipment inspection service63
73890203Building inspection service4,168
73890204Commodities sampling58
73890205Commodity inspection75
73890206Cotton sampling and inspection service6
73890207Industrial and commercial equipment inspection service339
73890208Petroleum refinery inspection service118
73890209Pipeline and power line inspection service363
73890210Safety inspection service535
73890211Sewer inspection service120
738903Advertising, promotional, and trade show services8,285
73890300Advertising, promotional, and trade show services3,548
73890301Convention and show services1,811
73890302Coupon redemption service138
73890303Demonstration service107
73890304Embroidery advertising689
73890305Exhibit construction by industrial contractors266
73890306Field audits, cable television87
73890307Mannequin decorating service11
73890308Promoters of shows and exhibitions484
73890309Trade show arrangement1,032
73890310Trading stamp promotion and redemption35
73890311Window trimming service77
738904Textile and apparel services3,261
73890400Textile and apparel services1,296
73890401Apparel designers, commercial606
73890402Apparel pressing service19
73890403Batik work3
73890404Cloth cutting, bolting, or winding146
73890405Corset representatives, fitting only11
73890406Hand painting, textile206
73890407Hosiery pairing3
73890408Rug binding22
73890409Styling of fashions, apparel, furniture, textiles, etc.625
73890410Styling, wigs29
73890411Textile designers268
73890412Textile folding and packing services16
73890413Textiles, sponging or shrinking11
738905Reservation services1,057
73890500Reservation services255
73890501Accomodation locating services298
73890502Hotel and motel reservation service342
73890503Restaurant reservation service162
738906Interior design services34,554
73890600Interior design services21,920
73890601Decoration service for special events1,623
73890602Interior designer6,574
73890603Interior decorating4,437
738907Finishing services1,165
73890700Finishing services776
73890701Bathroom fixture reglazing56
73890702Furniture finishing133
73890703Laminating service200
738908Mapmaking services555
73890800Mapmaking services165
73890801Mapmaking or drafting, including aerial170
73890802Photogrammatic mapping220
738909Financial services21,663
73890900Financial services20,215
73890901Charge account service69
73890902Check validation service81
73890903Credit card service1,294
738910Telephone services7,178
73891000Telephone services3,921
73891001Telephone answering service1,486
73891002Correct time service53
73891003Switchboard operation, private branch exchanges28
73891004Teleconferencing services155
73891005Telemarketing services1,285
73891006Telephone directory distribution, contract or fee basis80
73891007Telephone solicitation service27
73891008Pay telephone network143
738911Music and broadcasting services12,427
73891100Music and broadcasting services6,544
73891101Music copying service83
73891102Music distribution systems167
73891103Radio broadcasting music checkers81
73891104Radio transcription service208
73891105Recording studio, noncommercial records3,569
73891106Music recording producer1,692
73891107Audio cassette duplication services83
738912Packaging and labeling services3,102
73891200Packaging and labeling services3,032
73891201Labeling bottles, cans, cartons, etc.52
73891202Mounting merchandise on cards18
738913Legal and tax services16,733
73891300Legal and tax services1,350
73891301Arbitration and conciliation service1,029
73891302Bail bonding6,263
73891303Bondsperson639
73891304Copyright protection service58
73891305Drawback service, customs17
73891306Notary publics4,317
73891307Paralegal service1,385
73891308Patent brokers139
73891309Process serving service650
73891310Repossession service566
73891311Tax collection agency284
73891312Tax title dealers36
738914Auction, appraisal, and exchange services12,899
73891400Auction, appraisal, and exchange services5,986
73891401Appraisers, except real estate2,150
73891402Auctioneers, fee basis2,836
73891403Barter exchange120
73891404Bottle exchange17
73891405Bottle sorting42
73891406Flea market1,004
73891407Merchandise liquidators456
73891408Time-share condominium exchange288
738915Lettering and sign painting services1,639
73891500Lettering and sign painting services449
73891501Lettering service172
73891502Show card and poster painting13
73891503Sign painting and lettering shop1,005
738916Mailing and messenger services8,672
73891600Mailing and messenger services4,832
73891601Courier or messenger service1,689
73891602Florist telegraph service28
73891603Mailbox rental and related service1,823
73891604Post office contract stations165
73891605Presorted mail service135
738917Brokers' services7,745
73891700Brokers' services3,499
73891701Brokers, business: buying and selling business enterprises1,422
73891702Fish broker119
73891703Log and lumber broker198
73891704Photography brokers158
73891705Yacht brokers1,184
73891706Printing broker1,165
738918Design services120,169
73891800Design services118,493
73891801Design, commercial and industrial1,589
73891802Hand tool designers49
73891803Shoe designers38
738919Metal cutting services456
73891900Metal cutting services281
73891901Metal slitting and shearing89
73891902Scrap steel cutting86
738999Business services, nec, nec1,084,009
73899901Automobile recovery service1,588
73899902Balloons, novelty and toy152
73899903Bronzing, baby shoes17
73899904Building scale models94
73899905Child restraint seat, automotive: rental17
73899906Coffee service698
73899907Contractors' disbursement control120
73899908Cosmetic kits, assembling and packaging98
73899909Crane and aerial lift service833
73899910Divers, commercial322
73899911Document and office record destruction661
73899912Document embossing41
73899913Drafting service, except temporary help1,370
73899914Drive-a-way automobile service105
73899915Engraving service1,097
73899916Engrossing: diplomas, resolutions, etc.15
73899917Field warehousing121
73899918Filling pressure containers24
73899919Fire extinguisher servicing539
73899920Fire protection service other than forestry or public1,897
73899921Flagging service (traffic control)224
73899922Float decoration35
73899923Fund raising organizations4,873
73899924Gas system conversion38
73899925Grinding, precision: commercial or industrial357
73899926Handwriting analysis108
73899927Human skeleton preparation5
73899928Ice surface maintenance: hockey, curling, etc.11
73899929Inventory computing service881
73899930Marine reporting94
73899931Meter readers, remote63
73899932Microfilm recording and developing service221
73899933Office facilities and secretarial service rental2,011
73899934Patrol of electric transmission or gas lines25
73899935Personal investigation service1,542
73899936Photographic library service53
73899937Pilot car escort service144
73899938Plant care service434
73899939Press clipping service37
73899940Printed circuitry graphic layout138
73899941Product sterilization service41
73899942Purchasing service651
73899943Racetrack cleaning, except buildings5
73899944Relocation service688
73899945Salvaging of damaged merchandise, service only153
73899946Sewing contractor843
73899947Solvents recovery service42
73899948Swimming pool and hot tub service and maintenance8,010
73899949Tape slitting9
73899950Tobacco sheeting service3
73899951Tombstone engraving44
73899952Tourist information bureau940
73899953Translation services5,442
73899954Water softener service2,261
73899955Weighing, food and commodity52
73899956Welcoming services106
73899957Aquarium design and maintenance248
73899958Subscription fulfillment services: magazine, newspaper, etc.205
73899959Explosives recovery or extraction services31
73899960Estimating service, construction562
73899961Aquatic weed maintenance80
73899962Printers' services: folding, collating, etc.534
73899963Bicycle assembly service44
73899964Product endorsement service66
73899965Inventory stocking service149
73899966Document storage service377
73899967Tenant screening service72
73899999Business services at non-commercial site1,037,714