TEXTILE INDUSTRY: More than 60 fashion confections have employed over 50% of the work force in Stip. Stip primarily is known as textile city. The most of production is exported in Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. Stip is also the city of the famous brand Astibo which is again actualized by the consortium of few powerful textile factories. Between leader capacities are fashion confections: Albatros, Kit-Go, Modena, Mavis, Maksima, Gracija, Beas-S, Briteks, Stipko, Stip-teks, Longurov, Vivendi, D & A, Amareta, Anateks, Angroteks, EAM, Milano, Vabo, Zogori, Metro Premier , Tekstil Invest-Denim, Tekstil Logistik, Eskada and many others.
LEATHER WORKING: The most famous brand of the shoemaking industry is the factory for shoes HC Bargala. In Stip shoes are also produced in capacities of Eva Mar Eva and Oliveti.
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING: Beton, Pelagonija, Slimko and Aktiva.
AGRICULTURE: Although not falling within the ranks of agricultural regions still there are facilities that are especially important. Important wine producers are: Ezimit, Imako and Winery Anevski.
WOOD INDUSTRY: Known by the brands Elan Trejd, Mebel Engineering, Breza, Radodizajn.
PRODUCTION OF FOOD AND BEVERAGES: Oil factory Brilijant, confectionery factories Multikrem, Evropa and Makpromet.
METAL INDUSTRY: Metalna, Birotehnika, Eko solar.
COMMERCIAL FACILITIES: The well-known Macedonian market companies have their own capacities in Stip. The Slovenian group TUS opened its first market in Stip. Also here are: Tinex, Kam market, Nada-Merkur, Dzolev Company, and Makpromet markets.
HOTEL TRADE: Hotel Oaza (in the centre of the city), Izgrev (located on the entrance of the city), Garni and motel Vago.
CATERING INDUSTRY: Many restaurants that offer excellent specialties exists in Stip. Among them are: Dublin, Necko, Zaki, Univerzitetski klub, San Remo, Grof, Chardak, Biznis, Kazablanka, Stipska kukja, Verona, Roma, Mal odmor and others. Of the café bars are: Square, Fashion, Passa, Versaj, Jazz Art, while the fast foods are: Hambi, Bambi, Stojanche, eatery Tase and other. Night party offers the discotheque Cabare.