The accommodations category includes all types of accommodations such as:
The finance category includes establishments engaged in financial transactions involving the creation, liquidation, or change of ownership of financial assets. Examples include companies involved in:
Also included are:
The health care category includes:
The manufacturing category covers businesses engaged in the mechanical, physical, or chemical transformation of materials, substances, or components into any type of new product.
The rental and leasing category includes the rental and leasing of:
Any type of general rental center is included in this category. However, the rental and leasing of property should be included in the Real Estate category. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) should be included in the Finance category.
The social assistance category includes:
The warehousing category includes all industries that:
Operate warehousing or storage facilities for general merchandise, refrigerated goods, or other warehouse products Provide facilities to store goods, but do not sell the goods they handle.
The construction category includes the building of:
The Construction category also includes specialty trade and remodeling contractors, including those involved in:
The food services category includes all types of food services such as:
The insurance category includes insurance companies and brokers.
The real estate category covers those engaged in the rental and leasing of all types of real estate, such as commercial, residential, and industrial properties.
Also included are:
The retail category includes any type of business selling items directly to the general public. The sale of these items can be done from a storefront, over the internet, by direct sales (catalogue, mail-order), or door-to-door. Also included are individuals who sell goods on internet auction sites.
The transportation category includes all industries that specialize in moving passengers or any type of cargo from one location to another. All modes of transportation are found here, such as air, rail, water, trucking, and passenger transportation. Also included are support activities for transportation (motor vehicle towing services, port and harbor operations); and those that provide courier, messenger, and delivery services.
The wholesale category includes those that sell or arrange the purchase or sale of:
These businesses are typically known as distributors, jobbers, importers, and exporters.