DutchCrafters Announces Scholarship Winners

Three $500 Scholarships Awarded DutchCrafters Amish Furniture, the largest Web-only retailer of Amish furniture, announced that Lauren Chapman, Sofia Cranley and Megan Hosford are the 2015 winners of its DutchCrafters Heritage Scholarship. The three high school graduates received $500 each to continue their education at the college of their choice. Award selection criteria included grade point average, a statement of financial need, and an outstanding 750-word essay on the important…

Jim Miller, CEO JMX Brands / DutchCrafters Amish Furniture

JMX Brands is GrowFL 2015 Florida Companies to Watch Finalist

JMX Brands’ Friendly Website User Experience Drives Growth for Inclusion in Third Industry List of 2015 (Sarasota, Fla., July 1, 2015) – JMX Brands is a first round finalist for the 2015 Florida Companies to Watch award, recently announced by GrowFL.  In its fifth year, the awards event honors 50 select second-stage companies from across the state for developing valuable products and services, creating quality jobs, enriching communities, and broadening new…

JMX Brands Makes Internet Retailer Magazine’s Second 500

JMX Brands Makes Internet Retailer Magazine’s Second 500

Online Amish furniture retailer continues to climb in industry rankings Sarasota, Fla., May 26, 2015 For the fourth year in a row, JMX Brands was named toInternet Retailer Magazine’s Second 500, which ranks North America’s fast-growing mid-tier Web merchants. JMX Brands jumped from 926 to 903 on the list, increasing from $3.8 million in sales in 2013 to $6 million in 2014. This also placed JMX Brands as the 29th…

Mary Fehr and Sarah French begin their ride for the MEDA Bike to GROW intitative, sponsored by DutchCrafters

DutchCrafters Sponsors Mennonite Economic Development Associates Fundraiser

Online Amish Furniture Retailer Aims to Match $5,000 in Giving (Sarasota, Fla., May 18, 2015) – DutchCrafters Amish Furniture, the largest Web-only retailer of Amish furniture at www.DutchCrafters.com, is the primary United States sponsor of Bike to GROW, which is raising funds for Mennonite Economic Development Associates’ (MEDA) GROW program that supports women entrepreneurs in Ghana. Starting May 18, 2015, Mary Fehr and Sarah French will bike across Canada with…

Mennonite-owned Internet Retailer Recognized for Selling Amish Furniture Online

JMX Brands owners Jim and Linse Miller made the cover of Herald Tribune’s Business Weekly in Sarasota, Fla. for providing the technical bridge for Amish woodworkers to sell their furniture online. JMX Brands’ flagship brand, DutchCrafters Amish Furniture, is the world’s largest online-only retailer of Amish furniture [at www.dutchcrafters.com], and is selling $6 million a year in orders made by Amish craft shops in Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Jim Miller, Goshen…

Debra Gingerich, Web Presence Team manager

JMXBrands/DutchCrafters Names New Head of Web Team

Debra Gingerich has been named Web presence team manager for JMX Brands, a Sarasota-based ecommerce business and largest Web-only retailer of Amish furniture at www.DutchCrafters.com. Previously employed by JMX Brands, Gingerich returns with more than 15 years of Web communications and marketing experience. Most recently, she served as director of creative services and marketing at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota. Gingerich holds a Master of Fine Arts in Writing from…

JMX Brands / DutchCrafters CEO Jim Miller on Authenticity

JMX Brands/DutchCrafters CEO Jim Miller on Authenticity

Full text, from the Mennonite World Review, February 16th, 2015: More Than A Thin Veneer Two nightstands sawed in half at a Pennsylvania trade show caught the attention of Jim Miller. The former pastor of Covenant Mennonite Fellowship in Sarasota, FL, owns DutchCrafters, a retailer of Amish Furniture, and offered a sermon at Mennonite Economic Development Associates’ 2014 convention. In comments printed in The Marketplace MEDA magazine, he said the import had…

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