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My Way: Claremont Rug Company’s Jan David Winitz on why customer efficiency is not customer service

One of the most vivid lessons that I ever learned about the rewards of delivering exceptional client service all started with light bulbs. I was at a potential client’s home for the first time. They were an elderly couple and after we exchanged…
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Claremont Rug Co.: Reinventing a Luxury Business in the Midst of a Pandemic

November 23, 2020 Claremont Rug Company's store in Oakland, CA A strange thing occurred when Jan David Winitz was pivoting his business. He ended up reinventing it. In mid-March, the Claremont Rug Company founder was…
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Claremont Rug Company’s Jan David Winitz Discusses Building Lasting Relationships with Clients

This article originally appeared in a column entitled “How I Did It: Claremont Rug Company's Jan David Winitz” in Luxury Daily. For nearly four decades I have had the privilege of selling precious tangible assets to an ultra-high-net-worth…
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Claremont Rug Company turns to digital for carpet collecting education

Claremont Rug Company is seeing an increasing portion of sales and research taking place online. Claremont Rug Company is responding to the growing online audience for its rare Oriental carpets by hosting an ecommerce exhibit. The 50 rugs featured…
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Christie’s revamps decor program to streamline sales

Auction house Christie’s is catering to the collecting crowd by adjusting its decorative arts sales strategy. Starting this fall, the auctioneer will be launching a new program that more closely aligns its sales of home furnishings with…
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Oriental rugs see considerable growth, popularity in art collection scene

Persian-style rugs are being snatched up at auctions by art collectors. Collecting artwork has long been a popular pastime among affluent consumers, but art dealers are noticing a trend emerge as many collectors are purchasing high-quality…
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Q&A with Jan David Winitz Founder of Claremont Rug Company

This international rug gallery caters to today's high-end home furnishings shoppers who do not view their purchases as luxury items, but as art pieces that fit into their lifestyle. The company uses digital marketing, catalogs and one-to-one…