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WAC 296-17A-6308

Classification 6308.

Wholesale or retail store operations: Stores for jewelry, hearing aids, optical products, clocks and watches, and trophies
Classification 6308 applies to retail and/or wholesale stores selling precision designed products. These are generally smaller sized items. Sales include:
• Clocks (all sizes) and watches;
• Eyeglasses and contact lenses;
• Hearing aids;
• Jewelry;
• Trophies, plaques, and awards.
Store operations include:
• Cashiering;
• Engraving;
• Inventorying;
• Merchandising and stocking of store;
• Measuring for size, adjusting, and fitting products to customers;
• Receiving and returning merchandise at store's loading ramp;
• Sales work inside store;
• Servicing, repair, and assembly of goods sold by the store as well as custom design of jewelry;
• Store security and surveillance;
• Technicians (including opticians) operating equipment to measure customers' vision or hearing accuracy.
Classification 6308 excludes:
• Clinics employing medical doctors, ophthalmologists, or optometrists for diagnosing and treating of hearing and visual impairments and diseases, which are classified in 6109;
Note:
Medical clinics may provide products and services similar to those in classification 6308 involving the sale of eye glasses and hearing aids.
• Firms engaged in the grinding of lenses, which are classified in 6604;
• Firms engaged in the manufacture of wooden components or cabinets, such as those for grandfather clocks, which are classified in 2905;
• Firms engaged in the manufacturing of large quantities of products listed in this classification; stores in 6803 are allowed only to individually customize items or make custom products.
For administrative purposes, classification 6308 is divided into the following subclassification(s):
6308-00 Jewelry stores
6308-01 Hearing aid stores
6308-02 Optical stores
6308-03 Clock and watch stores
6308-04 Trophy stores
Note:
This classification includes stores that personalize items such as banners, name badges, certificates, buttons, pins, ribbons, pens, vinyl lettering, advertising or other related items.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 51.04.020 and 51.16.035. WSR 16-14-085, § 296-17A-6308, filed 7/5/16, effective 1/1/17. WSR 07-01-014, recodified as § 296-17A-6308, filed 12/8/06, effective 12/8/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.16.035. WSR 99-18-068, § 296-17-703, filed 8/31/99, effective 10/1/99; WSR 98-18-042, § 296-17-703, filed 8/28/98, effective 10/1/98; WSR 96-12-039, § 296-17-703, filed 5/31/96, effective 7/1/96; WSR 85-24-032 (Order 85-33), § 296-17-703, filed 11/27/85, effective 1/1/86; WSR 85-06-026 (Order 85-7), § 296-17-703, filed 2/28/85, effective 4/1/85; WSR 83-24-017 (Order 83-36), § 296-17-703, filed 11/30/83, effective 1/1/84; WSR 81-24-042 (Order 81-30), § 296-17-703, filed 11/30/81, effective 1/1/82; Order 73-22, § 296-17-703, filed 11/9/73, effective 1/1/74.]
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