Major Group: 54—Food Stores

This major group includes retail stores primarily engaged in selling food for home preparation and consumption. Establishments primarily engaged in selling prepared foods and drinks for consumption on the premises are classified in Major Group 58, and stores primarily engaged in selling packaged beers and liquors are classified in Industry 5921.

Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
Industry Group 541: Grocery Stores
5411Grocery Stores149,461
Industry Group 542: Meat And Fish (seafood) Markets, Including Freezer Provisioners
5421Meat and Fish (Seafood) Markets, Including Freezer Provisioners10,386
Industry Group 543: Fruit And Vegetable Markets
5431Fruit and Vegetable Markets6,617
Industry Group 544: Candy, Nut, And Confectionery Stores
5441Candy, Nut, and Confectionery Stores8,277
Industry Group 545: Dairy Products Stores
5451Dairy Products Stores3,044
Industry Group 546: Retail Bakeries
5461Retail Bakeries43,940
Industry Group 549: Miscellaneous Food Stores
5499Miscellaneous Food Stores32,524