Industry Sector

Retail Trade

Total Companies

33,779

Est. Employment

291,643

Description

Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of products by television, catalog, and mail-order. These establishments do not ordinarily maintain stock for sale on the premises.

Snapshot

SIC Code 5961 - Catalog and Mail-Order Houses is a final level code of the “Retail Trade” Division. There are 33,779 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 291,643 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 5961 - Catalog and Mail-Order Houses are:

  • Book clubs, not publishing
  • Books, mail-order - retail
  • Catalog (order taking) offices of mail-order houses - retail
  • Cheese, mail-order - retail
  • Coins, mail-order - retail
  • Computer and peripheral equipment, mail-order - retail
  • Computer software, mail-order - retail
  • Food, mail-order - retail
  • Fruit, mail-order - retail
  • Jewelry, mail-order - retail
  • Magazines, mail-order - retail
  • Mail-order houses - retail (not including retail outlets)
  • Novelty merchandise, mail-order - retail
  • Order taking offices of mail-order houses - retail
  • Record clubs, mail-order - retail
  • Stamps mail-order - retail
  • Television, mail-order (home shopping) - retail

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 5961 - Catalog and Mail-Order Houses that is a better classification match.

Separate stores operated by catalog and mail-order houses for the retail sale of products on the premises are classified according to the product sold.

Companies

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Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 5961

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 5961 – Catalog and Mail-Order Houses. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 596101 Catalog Showrooms
  • 596102 Internet & Catalog Shopping
  • 596103 Mail Order Fulfillment Service
  • 596104 E-Commerce
  • 596105 Mail Order-Food
  • 596106 Internet Selling Services

7-digit SIC

  • 5961001 Catalog & Mail-Order Houses
  • 5961002 Mail Order-Food
  • 5961003 Mail Order Fruit
  • 5961004 Mail Order Computer Equipment & Electronics
  • 5961005 Mail Order Computer Software
  • 5961006 Mail Order Computers & Peripheral Equipment
  • 5961007 Mail Order Electronic Kits & Parts
  • 5961008 Book & Record Clubs
  • 5961009 Mail Order Book Club
  • 5961010 Mail Order Magazines
  • 5961011 Mail Order Music Or Video Clubs
  • 5961012 Mail Order Stamps & Coins & Other Collectibles
  • 5961013 Mail Order Collectibles & Antiques
  • 5961014 Mail Order Stamps
  • 5961015 Mail Order Arts & Crafts Equipment & Supplies
  • 5961016 Mail Order Automobile Supplies & Equipment
  • 5961017 Mail Order Books (except Book Clubs)
  • 5961018 Mail Order Cards
  • 5961019 Catalog Sales
  • 5961020 Mail Order Clothing (except Women's Apparel)
  • 5961021 Mail Order Cosmetics & Perfumes
  • 5961022 Mail Order Educational Supplies & Equipment
  • 5961023 Fishing, Hunting & Camping Equipment & Supplies By Mail
  • 5961024 Mail Order Fitness & Sporting Goods
  • 5961025 Mail Order Flowers & Plants
  • 5961026 Mail Order Furniture & Furnishings
  • 5961027 Mail Order For General Merchandise
  • 5961028 Mail Order Gift Items
  • 5961029 Mail Order Jewelry
  • 5961030 Mail Order House
  • 5961031 Mail Order Pharmaceuticals
  • 5961032 Mail Order Women's Apparel
  • 5961033 Mail Order Novelty Merchandise
  • 5961034 Mail Order Toys & Games
  • 5961035 Electronic Shopping
  • 5961036 Mail Order Tools & Hardware
  • 5961037 Office For Mail Orders
  • 5961038 Religious Mail Order Supplies
  • 5961039 Coins Mail Orders
  • 5961040 Cheese, Mail Order
  • 5961041 Catalog Showrooms
  • 5961042 Television, Home Shopping
  • 5961043 Internet & Catalog Shopping
  • 5961044 Mail Order Fulfillment Services
  • 5961045 Electronic Auctions
  • 5961046 E-Commerce
  • 5961047 Internet Selling Services

8-digit SIC

  • 59610000 Catalog And Mail-Order Houses
  • 59610100 Food, Mail Order
  • 59610101 Cheese, Mail Order
  • 59610102 Fruit, Mail Order
  • 59610200 Computer Equipment And Electronics, Mail Order
  • 59610201 Computer Software, Mail Order
  • 59610202 Computers And Peripheral Equipment, Mail Order
  • 59610203 Electronic Kits And Parts, Mail Order
  • 59610300 Book And Record Clubs
  • 59610301 Book Club, Mail Order
  • 59610302 Magazines, Mail Order
  • 59610303 Record And/or Tape (music Or Video) Club, Mail Order
  • 59610400 Stamps, Coins, And Other Collectibles, Mail Order
  • 59610401 Coins, Mail Order
  • 59610402 Collectibles And Antiques, Mail Order
  • 59610403 Stamps, Mail Order
  • 59619901 Arts And Crafts Equipment And Supplies, Mail Order
  • 59619902 Automotive Supplies And Equipment, Mail Order
  • 59619903 Books, Mail Order (except Book Clubs)
  • 59619904 Cards, Mail Order
  • 59619905 Catalog Sales
  • 59619906 Clothing, Mail Order (except Women's)
  • 59619907 Cosmetics And Perfumes, Mail Order
  • 59619908 Educational Supplies And Equipment, Mail Order
  • 59619909 Fishing, Hunting And Camping Equipment And Supplies: By Mail
  • 59619910 Fitness And Sporting Goods, Mail Order
  • 59619911 Flowers, Plants And Bulbs: Mail Order
  • 59619912 Furniture And Furnishings, Mail Order
  • 59619913 General Merchandise, Mail Order
  • 59619914 Gift Items, Mail Order
  • 59619915 Jewelry, Mail Order
  • 59619916 Mail Order House, Nec
  • 59619917 Mail Order House, Order Taking Office Only
  • 59619918 Novelty Merchandise, Mail Order
  • 59619919 Religious Merchandise, Mail Order
  • 59619920 Television, Home Shopping
  • 59619921 Tools And Hardware, Mail Order
  • 59619922 Toys And Games (including Dolls And Models), Mail Order
  • 59619923 Women's Apparel, Mail Order
  • 59619924 Pharmaceuticals, Mail Order
  • 59619925 Electronic Shopping
  • 59619926 Electronic Auctions