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 Stores52,422
Industry Group 592: Liquor Stores
5921Liquor Stores31,600
Industry Group 593: Used Merchandise Stores
5932Used Merchandise Stores43,321
Industry Group 594: Miscellaneous Shopping Goods Stores
5941Sporting Goods Stores and Bicycle Shops48,523
5942Book Stores14,076
5943Stationery Stores7,328
5944Jewelry Stores36,080
5945Hobby, Toy, and Game Shops24,513
5946Camera and Photographic Supply Stores1,545
5947Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Shops53,617
5948Luggage and Leather Goods Stores1,499
5949Sewing, Needlework, and Piece Goods Stores10,672
Industry Group 596: Nonstore Retailers
5961Catalog and Mail-Order Houses20,962
5962Automatic Merchandising Machine Operators10,741
5963Direct Selling Establishments29,704
Industry Group 598: Fuel Dealers
5983Fuel Oil Dealers6,846
5984Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Bottled Gas) Dealers5,221
5989Fuel Dealers, Not Elsewhere Classified784
Industry Group 599: Retail Stores, Not Elsewhere Classified
5993Tobacco Stores and Stands10,577
5994News Dealers and Newsstands1,060
5995Optical Goods Stores18,017
5999Miscellaneous Retail Stores, Not Elsewhere Classified199,197