Industry Sector

Retail Trade

Total Companies

16,764

Est. Employment

119,421

Description

Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of new books and magazines.

Snapshot

SIC Code 5942 - Book Stores is a final level code of the “Retail Trade” Division. There are 16,764 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 119,421 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 5942 - Book Stores are:

  • Book stores selling new books and magazines - retail
  • Religious book stores - retail

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 5942 - Book Stores that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of used books are classified in SIC Code - 5932.

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Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 5942

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 5942 – Book Stores. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 594201 Book Dealers-Retail
  • 594202 Bibles
  • 594203 Law Books
  • 594204 Book Dealers-Pro Technical & Trade
  • 594205 Comic Books
  • 594206 Government-Book Stores
  • 594207 Automobile Repair Manuals
  • 594208 Race Books
  • 594209 Books On Tape
  • 594210 Books-Medical
  • 594211 Christian Books & Supplies-Retail
  • 594212 Automotive Foreign Manuals
  • 594213 Self Help-Books Tapes Etc
  • 594214 Books-School & Textbooks

7-digit SIC

  • 5942001 Book Dealers
  • 5942002 Religious Book Stores
  • 5942003 Comic Books
  • 5942004 College Book Stores
  • 5942005 Childrens Books
  • 5942006 Foreign Books
  • 5942007 Bibles
  • 5942008 Law Books
  • 5942009 Book Dealers-Pro Technical & Trade
  • 5942010 Government-Book Stores
  • 5942011 Automobile Repair Manuals
  • 5942012 Race Books
  • 5942013 Books On Tape
  • 5942014 Books-Medical
  • 5942015 Christian Books & Supplies
  • 5942016 Automotive Foreign Manuals
  • 5942017 Self Help-Books Tapes Etc
  • 5942018 Books-School & Textbooks

8-digit SIC

  • 59420000 Book Stores
  • 59429901 Books, Foreign
  • 59429902 Books, Religious
  • 59429903 Children's Books
  • 59429904 College Book Stores
  • 59429905 Comic Books