SIC 7389 Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified

 
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SIC 7389

This group covers establishments primarily engaged in business services, not elsewhere classified, such as bondspersons, drafting services, lecture bureaus, notaries public, sign painting, speakers' bureaus, water softening services, and miscellaneous auctioneering services, on a flat fee or commission basis.

NAICS CODE(S)

512240

Sound Recording Studios

512290

Other Sound Recording Industries

541199

Other Legal Services

812990

All Other Personal Services

541370

Surveying and Mapping (Except Geophysical) Services

541410

Interior Design Services

541420

Industrial Design Services

541340

Drafting Services

541490

Other Specialized Design Services

541890

Other Services Related to Advertising

541930

Translation and Interpretation Services

541350

Building Inspection Services

541990

All Other Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

711410

Agents and Managers for Artists, Entertainers and Other Public Figures

561421

Telephone Answering Services

561422

Telemarketing Bureaus

561439

Private Mail Centers

561431

Other Business Service Centers

561491

Repossession Services

561910

Packaging and Labeling Services

561790

Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings

561599

All Other Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services

561920

Convention and Trade Show Organizers

561591

Convention and Visitors Bureaus

522320

Financial Transactions, Processing, Reserve and Clearing House Activities

561499

All Other Business Support Services

561990

All Other Support Services

The miscellaneous business services industry encompasses a broad range of specialties, ranging from baby shoe bronzing services and yacht brokers to window trimmers and playwrights. Establishments classified in this industry are generally engaged in providing services that do not generate a sufficient amount of national revenue for the U.S. government to track alone. In 2006, some of the largest categories were interior design services, personal service personnel such as brokers and agents, financial services, and design services.

In 2006, 458,000 establishments, earning $224 billion in revenue, operated in this fragmented industry, up from the roughly 212,000 firms that were engaged in this industry in the mid-1990s. Government statistics indicated that about two-thirds of the companies classified in this industry are corporations, with the remainder being either sole proprietorships or partnerships. The industry generated $32 million in sales in...

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