Division G: Retail Trade
Major Group 59: Miscellaneous Retail

Industry Group 591: Drug Stores And Proprietary Stores

5912 Drug Stores and Proprietary Stores

Establishments engaged in the retail sale of prescription drugs, proprietary drugs, and non-prescription medicines, and which may also carry a number of related lines, such as cosmetics, toiletries, tobacco, and novelty merchandise. These stores are included on the basis of their usual trade designation rather than on the stricter interpretation of commodities handled. This industry includes drug stores which also operate a soda fountain or lunch counter.
  • Apothecaries-retail
  • Drug stores-retail
  • Pharmacies-retail
  • Proprietary (non-prescription medicines) stores-retail

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