SIC Code 5399 Miscellaneous General Merchandise Stores


Retail Trade


Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of a general line of apparel, dry goods, hardware, housewares or home furnishings, groceries, and other lines in limited amounts. Stores selling commodities covered in the definition for department stores, but normally having less than 50 employees, and stores usually known as country general stores are included in this industry.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of merchandise by television, catalog and mail-order are classified in Industry 5961.

Illustrative Examples

Catalog showrooms, general merchandise, Country general stores-retail, General merchandise stores-retail, General stores-retail

USA List Sample

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 539901General Merchandise-retail
  • 539902Country Stores
  • 539903Bead Strings
  • 539905Farmers Coop Retail Stores
  • 539906Car Seats-children
  • 539907Sponges-retail
  • 539913Parachutes-manufacturers

7-digit SIC

  • 5399001General Merchandise
  • 5399002Country Stores
  • 5399003Surplus & Salvage Stores
  • 5399004Warehouse Club Stores
  • 5399005Army & Navy Goods Stores
  • 5399006Catalog Showroom Stores
  • 5399007Duty-free Stores
  • 5399008Bead Strings
  • 5399009Farmers Coop Retail Stores
  • 5399010Car Seats-children
  • 5399011Sponges
  • 5399012Parachutes Mfg

8-digit SIC

  • 53990000Miscellaneous General Merchandise Stores
  • 53999901Army-navy Goods Stores
  • 53999902Catalog Showroom Stores
  • 53999903Country General Stores
  • 53999904Duty-free Stores
  • 53999905Surplus And Salvage Stores
  • 53999906Warehouse Club Stores