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, Nec1,397,027
738900Business services, nec167,142
73890000Business services, nec167,142
738901Personal service agents, brokers, and bureaus17,375
73890100Personal service agents, brokers, and bureaus15,460
73890101Artists' agents and brokers766
73890102Authors' agents and brokers183
73890103Brokers, contract services560
73890104Lecture bureau171
73890105Playwrights' brokers17
73890106Speakers' bureau218
738902Inspection and testing services26,889
73890200Inspection and testing services17,856
73890201Air pollution measuring service172
73890202Athletic equipment inspection service62
73890203Building inspection service7,175
73890204Commodities sampling53
73890205Commodity inspection80
73890206Cotton sampling and inspection service6
73890207Industrial and commercial equipment inspection service339
73890208Petroleum refinery inspection service114
73890209Pipeline and power line inspection service368
73890210Safety inspection service546
73890211Sewer inspection service118
738903Advertising, promotional, and trade show services8,373
73890300Advertising, promotional, and trade show services3,249
73890301Convention and show services2,008
73890302Coupon redemption service117
73890303Demonstration service107
73890304Embroidery advertising649
73890305Exhibit construction by industrial contractors265
73890306Field audits, cable television79
73890307Mannequin decorating service11
73890308Promoters of shows and exhibitions486
73890309Trade show arrangement1,278
73890310Trading stamp promotion and redemption36
73890311Window trimming service88
738904Textile and apparel services3,204
73890400Textile and apparel services1,325
73890401Apparel designers, commercial553
73890402Apparel pressing service16
73890403Batik work4
73890404Cloth cutting, bolting, or winding175
73890405Corset representatives, fitting only11
73890406Hand painting, textile184
73890407Hosiery pairing3
73890408Rug binding22
73890409Styling of fashions, apparel, furniture, textiles, etc.609
73890410Styling, wigs28
73890411Textile designers246
73890412Textile folding and packing services16
73890413Textiles, sponging or shrinking12
738905Reservation services1,076
73890500Reservation services256
73890501Accomodation locating services278
73890502Hotel and motel reservation service357
73890503Restaurant reservation service185
738906Interior design services34,818
73890600Interior design services18,383
73890601Decoration service for special events1,591
73890602Interior designer9,027
73890603Interior decorating5,817
738907Finishing services1,855
73890700Finishing services1,478
73890701Bathroom fixture reglazing56
73890702Furniture finishing125
73890703Laminating service196
738908Mapmaking services547
73890800Mapmaking services156
73890801Mapmaking or drafting, including aerial179
73890802Photogrammatic mapping212
738909Financial services23,634
73890900Financial services21,960
73890901Charge account service64
73890902Check validation service82
73890903Credit card service1,523
738910Telephone services7,084
73891000Telephone services3,903
73891001Telephone answering service1,474
73891002Correct time service50
73891003Switchboard operation, private branch exchanges22
73891004Teleconferencing services135
73891005Telemarketing services1,259
73891006Telephone directory distribution, contract or fee basis78
73891007Telephone solicitation service29
73891008Pay telephone network134
738911Music and broadcasting services11,224
73891100Music and broadcasting services5,007
73891101Music copying service75
73891102Music distribution systems171
73891103Radio broadcasting music checkers77
73891104Radio transcription service197
73891105Recording studio, noncommercial records3,944
73891106Music recording producer1,677
73891107Audio cassette duplication services76
738912Packaging and labeling services3,051
73891200Packaging and labeling services2,989
73891201Labeling bottles, cans, cartons, etc.47
73891202Mounting merchandise on cards15
738913Legal and tax services17,858
73891300Legal and tax services1,321
73891301Arbitration and conciliation service1,093
73891302Bail bonding6,217
73891304Copyright protection service63
73891305Drawback service, customs16
73891306Notary publics5,397
73891307Paralegal service1,408
73891308Patent brokers134
73891309Process serving service730
73891310Repossession service606
73891311Tax collection agency271
73891312Tax title dealers38
738914Auction, appraisal, and exchange services13,508
73891400Auction, appraisal, and exchange services4,996
73891401Appraisers, except real estate2,261
73891402Auctioneers, fee basis3,838
73891403Barter exchange118
73891404Bottle exchange17
73891405Bottle sorting57
73891406Flea market899
73891407Merchandise liquidators1,058
73891408Time-share condominium exchange264
738915Lettering and sign painting services1,552
73891500Lettering and sign painting services351
73891501Lettering service166
73891502Show card and poster painting14
73891503Sign painting and lettering shop1,021
738916Mailing and messenger services9,380
73891600Mailing and messenger services1,369
73891601Courier or messenger service1,703
73891602Florist telegraph service22
73891603Mailbox rental and related service6,003
73891604Post office contract stations154
73891605Presorted mail service129
738917Brokers' services7,246
73891700Brokers' services3,120
73891701Brokers, business: buying and selling business enterprises1,487
73891702Fish broker105
73891703Log and lumber broker180
73891704Photography brokers161
73891705Yacht brokers1,077
73891706Printing broker1,116
738918Design services132,565
73891800Design services130,639
73891801Design, commercial and industrial1,846
73891802Hand tool designers45
73891803Shoe designers35
738919Metal cutting services457
73891900Metal cutting services289
73891901Metal slitting and shearing90
73891902Scrap steel cutting78
738999Business services, nec, nec908,189
73899901Automobile recovery service1,533
73899902Balloons, novelty and toy138
73899903Bronzing, baby shoes17
73899904Building scale models85
73899905Child restraint seat, automotive: rental15
73899906Coffee service698
73899907Contractors' disbursement control109
73899908Cosmetic kits, assembling and packaging96
73899909Crane and aerial lift service865
73899910Divers, commercial319
73899911Document and office record destruction663
73899912Document embossing39
73899913Drafting service, except temporary help1,305
73899914Drive-a-way automobile service100
73899915Engraving service1,113
73899916Engrossing: diplomas, resolutions, etc.14
73899917Field warehousing133
73899918Filling pressure containers24
73899919Fire extinguisher servicing544
73899920Fire protection service other than forestry or public1,945
73899921Flagging service (traffic control)234
73899922Float decoration35
73899923Fund raising organizations7,161
73899924Gas system conversion35
73899925Grinding, precision: commercial or industrial339
73899926Handwriting analysis97
73899927Human skeleton preparation4
73899928Ice surface maintenance: hockey, curling, etc.13
73899929Inventory computing service799
73899930Marine reporting91
73899931Meter readers, remote54
73899932Microfilm recording and developing service209
73899933Office facilities and secretarial service rental2,061
73899934Patrol of electric transmission or gas lines24
73899935Personal investigation service1,501
73899936Photographic library service50
73899937Pilot car escort service131
73899938Plant care service410
73899939Press clipping service35
73899940Printed circuitry graphic layout135
73899941Product sterilization service41
73899942Purchasing service642
73899943Racetrack cleaning, except buildings5
73899944Relocation service702
73899945Salvaging of damaged merchandise, service only142
73899946Sewing contractor768
73899947Solvents recovery service38
73899948Swimming pool and hot tub service and maintenance8,504
73899949Tape slitting9
73899950Tobacco sheeting service3
73899951Tombstone engraving44
73899952Tourist information bureau993
73899953Translation services5,486
73899954Water softener service2,271
73899955Weighing, food and commodity52
73899956Welcoming services101
73899957Aquarium design and maintenance242
73899958Subscription fulfillment services: magazine, newspaper, etc.204
73899959Explosives recovery or extraction services27
73899960Estimating service, construction513
73899961Aquatic weed maintenance80
73899962Printers' services: folding, collating, etc.525
73899963Bicycle assembly service42
73899964Product endorsement service74
73899965Inventory stocking service139
73899966Document storage service360
73899967Tenant screening service66
73899999Business services at non-commercial site859,451