1992 Census of Retail Trade: Subject series. Measures of value produced, capital expenditures, depreciable assets, and operating expenses

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U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, Bureau of the Census, 1996 - Retail trade

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Page 50 - The standard error of a sample estimate is a measure of the variation among the estimates from all the possible samples and thus is a measure of the precision with which an estimate from a particular sample approximates the average result of all possible samples. The...
Page 263 - Other important characteristics of retail trade establishments are that they are usually places of business; they are engaged in activities to attract the general public to buy; they buy or receive as well as sell merchandise; they may process their products, although processing is incidental or subordinate to selling; and they are considered as retail in the trade. Not all of these characteristics need be present and some are modified by trade practice. Establishments covered by the census were...
Page 45 - Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of a general line of apparel, dry goods, hardware, homewares or homefurnishings, 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 or general stores are included here.
Page 52 - The sample used for this survey is one of a number of possible samples of the same size that could have been selected using the sample design.
Page 52 - Specialty line sporting goods stores 5942 Book stores 5943 Stationery stores 5944 Jewelry stores 5945 Hobby, toy, and game shops 5946 Camera and photographic supply stores 5947 Gift, novelty, and souvenir shops 5948 Luggage and leather goods stores 5949 Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores 596 Nonstore retailers 5961 Catalog and mail-order houses 5961 pt.
Page 6 - Less than 5 employées 5 to 9 employees 10 to 19 employees 20 to 49 employees 50 to 99 employees 100 to 249 employees 250 to 499 employees "1 500 to 999 employees r 1,000 employees or more J Firms not operated entire year Great Lakes-St.
Page 53 - Establishments primarily engaged in selling trees, shrubs, other plants, seeds, bulbs, mulches, soil conditioners, fertilizers, pesticides, garden tools, and other garden supplies to the general public. These establishments primarily sell products purchased from others, but may sell some plants which they grow themselves. Establishments primarily engaged in growing trees...
Page 54 - Meat and fish (seafood) markets (SIC 542)— Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of fresh, frozen or cured meats, fish, shellfish, and other seafoods. They may also sell poultry, dairy products, eggs, and other commodities. Meat markets may butcher animals on their own account, or they may buy from others. This industry includes freezer and locker meat provisioners. Food locker plants primarily engaged in renting locker space for the storage of food products for individual households...
Page 51 - This major group includes retail establishments selling prepared foods and drinks for consumption on the premises; and also lunch counters and refreshment stands selling prepared foods and drinks for immediate consumption.
Page 59 - ... retail sale of used merchandise, antiques, and secondhand goods such as clothing and shoes; furniture; books and rare manuscripts; musical instruments; office furniture; phonographs and phonograph records; and store fixtures and equipment. The industry also includes pawnshops. Dealers primarily engaged in selling used motor vehicles, trailers, and boats are classified in major group 55; and those primarily selling used mobile homes in SIC 5271 . Establishments primarily...

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