1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Retail Trade

Alaska
Includes only firms subject to federal income tax. Nonemployers are businesses with no paid employees. Introductory text includes scope and methodology. More detail is available for employers. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description All taxable firms Nonemployers Employers
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
44-45 Retail trade 7,863 6,405,145 4,997 153,773 2,866 6,251,372
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 457 1,325,210 190 16,975 267 1,308,235
4411 Automobile dealers 134 975,696 75 8,567 59 967,129
44112 Used car dealers 95 52,904 75 8,567 20 44,337
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 149 185,910 65 5,768 84 180,142
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 19 46,135 10 993 9 45,142
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 130 139,775 55 4,775 75 135,000
441221 Motorcycle dealers N N D D 7 20,399
441222 Boat dealers N N D D 42 63,587
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 58 53,885 32 2,871 26 51,014
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 174 163,604 50 2,640 124 160,964
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 166 107,856 56 3,927 110 103,929
4421 Furniture stores N N D D 35 55,018
4422 Home furnishings stores N N D D 75 48,911
443 Electronics & appliance stores 158 161,602 72 6,418 86 155,184
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 96 67,285 45 2,659 51 64,626
443111 Household appliance stores 26 7,510 16 570 10 6,940
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 70 59,775 29 2,089 41 57,686
44312 Computer & software stores 52 91,130 22 3,329 30 87,801
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 10 3,187 5 430 5 2,757
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 330 685,306 107 5,102 223 680,204
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 267 672,805 67 3,825 200 668,980
44411 Home centers N N D D 19 251,097
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores N N D D 13 18,668
44413 Hardware stores 50 57,775 15 631 35 57,144
44419 Other building material dealers 178 345,064 45 2,993 133 342,071
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 63 12,501 40 1,277 23 11,224
445 Food & beverage stores 629 1,240,191 212 16,015 417 1,224,176
4451 Grocery stores 353 1,092,990 99 10,820 254 1,082,170
4452 Specialty food stores 129 26,683 91 3,047 38 23,636
44521 Meat markets N N 11 557 N N
44522 Fish & seafood markets N N D D N N
44523 Fruit & vegetable markets N N D D N N
44529 Other specialty food stores N N 60 2,021 N N
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 147 120,518 22 2,148 125 118,370
446 Health & personal care stores 272 111,581 162 3,197 110 108,384
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores N N D D 40 78,270
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 82 3,198 75 1,195 7 2,003
44613 Optical goods stores N N D D 43 13,867
44619 Other health & personal care stores 95 15,738 75 1,494 20 14,244
447 Gasoline stations 287 433,589 20 2,518 267 431,071
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 594 288,916 237 8,180 357 280,736
4481 Clothing stores 346 204,173 157 5,050 189 199,123
44811 Men's clothing stores N N D D 28 27,690
44812 Women's clothing stores 95 25,982 32 1,615 63 24,367
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores N N D D 8 2,201
44814 Family clothing stores 87 131,819 36 630 51 131,189
44815 Clothing accessories stores 44 3,825 30 822 14 3,003
44819 Other clothing stores 76 12,559 51 1,886 25 10,673
4482 Shoe stores 79 28,607 6 281 73 28,326
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 169 56,136 74 2,849 95 53,287
44831 Jewelry stores 164 N 71 2,817 93 D
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 5 N 3 32 2 D
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 651 215,728 366 9,537 285 206,191
45111 Sporting goods stores 258 97,684 159 4,389 99 93,295
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 95 34,124 57 1,809 38 32,315
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 91 13,713 57 620 34 13,093
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 36 11,953 18 816 18 11,137
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 171 58,254 75 1,903 96 56,351
45121 Book stores & news dealers 138 46,469 58 1,369 80 45,100
451211 Book stores 111 N 33 879 78 D
451212 News dealers & newsstands 27 N 25 490 2 D
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 33 11,785 17 534 16 11,251
452 General merchandise stores 227 1,257,967 87 5,300 140 1,252,667
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,543 254,988 1,080 37,636 463 217,352
4531 Florists 92 15,519 33 1,381 59 14,138
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 629 143,097 394 11,914 235 131,183
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 32 22,590 11 386 21 22,204
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 597 120,507 383 11,528 214 108,979
4533 Used merchandise stores 145 21,580 91 3,448 54 18,132
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 677 74,792 562 20,893 115 53,899
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 77 16,633 48 1,832 29 14,801
45392 Art dealers 94 14,412 56 1,584 38 12,828
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 12 6,069 8 533 4 5,536
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 494 37,678 450 16,944 44 20,734
454 Nonstore retailers 2,549 322,211 2,408 38,968 141 283,243
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 201 7,426 191 1,884 10 5,542
4542 Vending machine operators 105 19,408 84 2,442 21 16,966
4543 Direct selling establishments 2,243 295,377 2,133 34,642 110 260,735
45431 Fuel dealers 101 252,628 20 2,207 81 250,421
45439 Other direct selling establishments 2,142 42,749 2,113 32,435 29 10,314
D Withheld to avoid disclosure;   N Not available; S Withheld because data do not meet publication standards;   W Wholesale receipts for nonemployers are not comparable to wholesale sales for employers;   X Industry not in scope of Economic Census for employers;   t Total does not include employer data for out-of-scope industries;   r revised subsequent to initial publication

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Source: 1997 Economic Census:   Nonemployer Statistics and Geographic Area Series (for employers)

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