Current business reports: Monthly retail trade, sales, and accounts receivable

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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census : Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. - Retail trade

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Page 29 - Retail stores carrying a general line of apparel, such as suits, coats, dresses, furnishings; home furnishings, such as furniture, floor coverings, curtains, draperies, linens, major household appliances; and housewares such as table and kitchen appliances, dishes, and utensils. These and other merchandise lines are normally arranged in separate sections or departments with the accounting on a departmentalized basis. The departments and functions are integrated under a single management. Establishments...
Page 70 - 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...
Page 27 - Establishments primarily selling a number of basic hardware lines, such as tools, builders' hardware, paint and glass, housewares and household appliances, cutlery, and roofing materials, no one of which accounts for 50 percent or more of the sales of the establishments.
Page 29 - Department store" means a concern employing twenty-five (25) or more persons engaged in the retail sale of some items in each of the following merchandise lines: (1) Furniture, home furnishings, appliances, radio and television sets; (2) a general line of apparel for the family; and (3) household linens and dry goods: Provided, however, That sales within any one of the preceding merchandise lines do not exceed...
Page 26 - ... 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.
Page 29 - Group 54) This major group includes retail stores primarily engaged in selling food for home preparation and consumption. Establishments primarily engaged in selling prepared foods and drinks for consumption on the premises are classified in major group 58, and stores primarily engaged in selling packaged beers and liquors are classified in SIC 5921.
Page 29 - ... groceries, and other lines in limited amounts. Stores selling commodities covered in the definition for department stores but normally having less than 25 employees, and stores usually known as country general stores are included here.
Page 28 - Establishments primarily engaged In the retail sale of electric and gas refrigerators, stoves, and other household appliances, such as electric irons, percolators, hot plates, and vacuum cleaners. Many such stores also sell radio and television sets. Retail stores operated by public utility companies and primarily engaged in the sale of electric and gas appliances for household use are classified in this Industry.
Page 26 - This division includes establishments engaged in selling merchandise for personal or household consumption and rendering services incidental to the sale of the goods.
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