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 Stores52,723
Industry Group 592: Liquor Stores
5921Liquor Stores31,664
Industry Group 593: Used Merchandise Stores
5932Used Merchandise Stores42,879
Industry Group 594: Miscellaneous Shopping Goods Stores
5941Sporting Goods Stores and Bicycle Shops48,343
5942Book Stores13,870
5943Stationery Stores7,284
5944Jewelry Stores36,379
5945Hobby, Toy, and Game Shops24,785
5946Camera and Photographic Supply Stores1,616
5947Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Shops53,218
5948Luggage and Leather Goods Stores1,521
5949Sewing, Needlework, and Piece Goods Stores10,513
Industry Group 596: Nonstore Retailers
5961Catalog and Mail-Order Houses21,627
5962Automatic Merchandising Machine Operators10,480
5963Direct Selling Establishments29,436
Industry Group 598: Fuel Dealers
5983Fuel Oil Dealers6,858
5984Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Bottled Gas) Dealers5,230
5989Fuel Dealers, Not Elsewhere Classified792
Industry Group 599: Retail Stores, Not Elsewhere Classified
5993Tobacco Stores and Stands12,819
5994News Dealers and Newsstands1,044
5995Optical Goods Stores18,484
5999Miscellaneous Retail Stores, Not Elsewhere Classified203,683