Budget. If you would like to download a copy, just click here
here to go to the download link at the bottom of this page.
Standard Industrial Classification is intended to cover
all economic activities: agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting,
and trapping; mining; construction, manufacturing; transportation,
communications, electric, gas, and sanitary services; wholesale
trade; retail trade; finance, insurance, and real estate; personal,
business, professional, repair, recreation, and other services,
and public administration.
index was developed to classify establishments by the type of
activity in which they are engaged. The purpose of the Code is
to facilitate the collection, tabulation, presentation, and analysis
of data relating to business and commerce. As such, it promotes
uniformity and comparability in the presentation of statistical
data collected by various agencies of the U.S. Government, State
agencies, trade associations, and private research organizations.
be recognized as an industry, the group of establishments constituting
the proposed classification must be statistically significant
in the number of persons employed, the volume of business conducted,
and other measures of economic activity.
is Included In This Guide
Doing Business In Memphis Guide to the Standard Industrial
Classification Code includes those Divisions and Major Groups
of the SIC Code that correspond most closely to the business categories
included in the Doing Business In Memphis directory. This includes
businesses fitting the SIC Divisions of: Construction; Manufacturing; Wholesale
Trade; Retail Trade; Finance, Insurance and Real Estate; and Services.
These categories cover the Major Groups 15 through 89. Other break-out
areas of the directory are Technology; Transportation and Logistics,
Professionals, and Non-Profit and Religious. These also will be
found in the major SIC code groupings.
This Information Can Benefit You
Codes can help you more easily narrow your focus of research.
If, as a sales or marketing professional, you are trying to reach
a certain industry group as a whole, and you can not do so by
knowing the business name only, the the SIC code could help you.
If you want to target florists, for example, many business names
exist that may or may not tip you off as to what they do. If their
name is a Tiger Lilies, they may or may not be a florist. (They
might be a children's dress shop!) But, if their SIC code is
5992, then you know they are a florist. Using
this SIC Code Guide will save you time and allow you to prospect
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