NAICS Code 541870 - Advertising Material Distribution Services

NAICS Code 541870 Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the direct distribution or delivery of advertisements (e.g., circulars, coupons, handbills) or samples. Establishments in this industry use methods, such as delivering advertisements or samples door-to-door, placing flyers or coupons on car windshields in parking lots, or handing out samples in retail stores.

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NAICS Code 541870 - Advertising Material Distribution Services is a final level code of the “Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services” Sector. There are 8,079 companies verified as active in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 16,302 people.

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Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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Annual Revenue Limit of $16,500,000

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Industry Examples of NAICS 541870

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 541870 - Advertising Material Distribution Services are:

  • Advertising material (e.g., coupons, flyers, samples) direct distribution services
  • Circular direct distribution services
  • Coupon direct distribution services
  • Directory, telephone, distribution on a contract basis
  • Door-to-door distribution of advertising materials (e.g., coupons, flyers, samples)
  • Electronic marketing services
  • Flyer direct distribution (except direct mail) services
  • Handbill direct distribution services
  • Sample direct distribution services
  • Telephone directory distribution services, door-to-door

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For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 541870 - Advertising Material Distribution Services that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in:
  • Creating and designing advertising campaigns for the purpose of distributing advertising materials or samples through the mail: classified in NAICS Code - 541860 - Direct Mail Advertising.
  • Publishing newspapers or operating television stations or on-line information services: classified in NAICS Code - 51 - Information.
  • Distributing advertising specialties (e.g., key chains, magnets, or pens with customized messages imprinted) to clients who wish to use such materials for promotional purposes: classified in Industry541890, Other Services Related to Advertising.

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Questions & Answers

  • What is the SBA NAICS 541870 revenue limit?

    Businesses with an annual revenue under $16,500,000 are considered small businesses by SBA.

  • How many active businesses operate in NAICS Code 541870?

    There are 8,079 verified business locations operating primarily in this industry.

  • What was the total revenue for NAICS Code 541870?

    In 2017 the total revenue for Advertising Material Distribution Services was $2,786,285,000

  • What was the annual payroll for NAICS Code 541870?

    In 2017 the annual payroll for Advertising Material Distribution Services was $747,022,000

  • How many people work in NAICS Code 541870?

    The number of reported paid employees is 16,302.