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Description for 5399: Miscellaneous General Merchandise Stores

Division G: Retail Trade | Major Group 53: General Merchandise Stores

Industry Group 539: Miscellaneous General Merchandise Stores


5399 Miscellaneous General Merchandise Stores
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. Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of merchandise by television, catalog and mail-order are classified in Industry 5961.
  • Catalog showrooms, general merchandise: except catalog
  • Country general stores-retail
  • General merchandise stores-retail
  • General stores-retail


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