Industry Sector

Retail Trade

Total Companies


Est. Employment



Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of a general line of women's ready-to-wear clothing. This industry also includes establishments primarily engaged in the specialized retail sale of women's coats, suits, and dresses.


SIC Code 5621 - Women's Clothing Stores is a final level code of the “Retail Trade” Division. There are 56,287 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 318,164 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 5621 - Women's Clothing Stores are:

  • Bridal shops, except custom - retail
  • Clothing, ready-to-wear: women's - retail
  • Dress shops - retail
  • Maternity shops - retail
  • Ready-to-wear stores, women's - retail


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 5621 - Women's Clothing Stores that is a better classification match. Custom tailors primarily engaged in making women's clothing to individual order are classified in industry 5699.

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Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 5621

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 5621 – Women's Clothing Stores. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 562101 Women's Apparel-Retail
  • 562103 Maternity Apparel
  • 562104 Bridal Shops
  • 562105 Boutique Items-Retail
  • 562108 Maternity Supports
  • 562110 Women's Exchanges

7-digit SIC

  • 5621001 Women's Apparel
  • 5621002 Women's Ready-To-Wear Apparel
  • 5621003 Bridal Shops
  • 5621004 Boutique Items
  • 5621005 Women's Sportswear Shops
  • 5621006 Dress Shops
  • 5621007 Maternity Apparel
  • 5621008 Teenage Clothing Shops
  • 5621009 Maternity Supports
  • 5621010 Women's Specialty Clothing Stores
  • 5621011 Women's Exchanges

8-digit SIC

  • 56210000 Women's Clothing Stores
  • 56210100 Women's Specialty Clothing Stores
  • 56210101 Boutiques
  • 56210102 Bridal Shops
  • 56210103 Dress Shops
  • 56210104 Women's Sportswear
  • 56219901 Maternity Wear
  • 56219902 Ready-To-Wear Apparel, Women's
  • 56219903 Teenage Apparel