Major Group: 59—Miscellaneous Retail

This major group includes retail establishments, not elsewhere classified. These establishments fall into the following categories: drug stores, liquor stores, used merchandise stores, miscellaneous shopping goods stores, non-store retailers, fuel dealers, and miscellaneous retail stores, not elsewhere classified.

Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
Industry Group 591: Drug Stores And Proprietary Stores
5912Drug Stores and Proprietary Stores53,524
Industry Group 592: Liquor Stores
5921Liquor Stores31,732
Industry Group 593: Used Merchandise Stores
5932Used Merchandise Stores44,007
Industry Group 594: Miscellaneous Shopping Goods Stores
5941Sporting Goods Stores and Bicycle Shops47,980
5942Book Stores14,338
5943Stationery Stores7,462
5944Jewelry Stores36,495
5945Hobby, Toy, and Game Shops24,462
5946Camera and Photographic Supply Stores1,541
5947Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Shops53,577
5948Luggage and Leather Goods Stores1,515
5949Sewing, Needlework, and Piece Goods Stores11,177
Industry Group 596: Nonstore Retailers
5961Catalog and Mail-Order Houses20,459
5962Automatic Merchandising Machine Operators10,783
5963Direct Selling Establishments28,806
Industry Group 598: Fuel Dealers
5983Fuel Oil Dealers6,964
5984Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Bottled Gas) Dealers5,309
5989Fuel Dealers, Not Elsewhere Classified817
Industry Group 599: Retail Stores, Not Elsewhere Classified
5992Florists27,223
5993Tobacco Stores and Stands10,238
5994News Dealers and Newsstands1,122
5995Optical Goods Stores18,277
5999Miscellaneous Retail Stores, Not Elsewhere Classified191,480