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 Stores52,880
Industry Group 592: Liquor Stores
5921Liquor Stores31,985
Industry Group 593: Used Merchandise Stores
5932Used Merchandise Stores43,032
Industry Group 594: Miscellaneous Shopping Goods Stores
5941Sporting Goods Stores and Bicycle Shops47,696
5942Book Stores13,741
5943Stationery Stores7,237
5944Jewelry Stores37,432
5945Hobby, Toy, and Game Shops24,776
5946Camera and Photographic Supply Stores1,600
5947Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Shops52,744
5948Luggage and Leather Goods Stores1,509
5949Sewing, Needlework, and Piece Goods Stores10,684
Industry Group 596: Nonstore Retailers
5961Catalog and Mail-Order Houses22,275
5962Automatic Merchandising Machine Operators10,168
5963Direct Selling Establishments31,346
Industry Group 598: Fuel Dealers
5983Fuel Oil Dealers6,569
5984Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Bottled Gas) Dealers5,188
5989Fuel Dealers, Not Elsewhere Classified779
Industry Group 599: Retail Stores, Not Elsewhere Classified
5993Tobacco Stores and Stands17,563
5994News Dealers and Newsstands1,024
5995Optical Goods Stores18,627
5999Miscellaneous Retail Stores, Not Elsewhere Classified205,503