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Amish-Made Personal Use Face Masks

JMX Brands Daughter Company DutchCrafters and Partner Woodshops Take Action to Support Causes during Pandemic

When DutchCrafters’ Vice President Linse Miller found out the woodshop that builds the Amish Garden Furniture Collection was making personal-use hand-sewn facemasks available for purchase, she saw an opportunity to make a difference. The Amish furniture ecommerce retailer is selling the facemasks and giving the profits to All Faiths Food Bank to provide food to those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The masks will help to protect people who are…

Ross Wiemken 2019 Presidents Award Photo

Ross Wiemken Receives JMX Brands Presidents Award for Second Time

JMX Brands Business Finance Manager Ross Wiemken received the company’s President’s Award for the second year in a row during the Sarasota-based niche internet retailer’s 17th anniversary celebration earlier this year. Wiemken joined JMX Brands in April 2016 and quickly made an impact as a product manager. However, it has been his work as manager of the business finance team that has shown his capabilities. Promoted to the role in…

Batchelor Rookie of Year Award

JMX Brands Recognizes Brittany Batchelor with Rookie of the Year Award

JMX Brands Vice President Linse Miller named Brittany Batchelor Rookie of the Year during the company’s 17th anniversary awards luncheon held at its offices in Sarasota earlier this year. The annual award recognizes an ambitious, hard-working employee with a tenure of one year or less who has added significant value and demonstrated team-player qualities. Batchelor, a mother of two and University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee graduate, started with the Sarasota-based…

DutchCrafters Accepting Applications for 2020 Heritage Scholarship

DutchCrafters, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture and home décor at www.dutchcrafters.com and daughter company of JMX Brands, is proud to announce it is accepting applications for its 2020 Heritage Scholarship. Founded in 2012, the scholarship was established as a way to give back to the communities that have supported the company, invest in the education of exceptional youth, and celebrate heritage. Students currently enrolled in or accepted to…

JMX Brands Makes Furniture Today’s Leading E-Tailers List

Sarasota-based online retailer JMX Brands, parent company of DutchCrafters Amish Furniture, has been named a 2019 Leading E-Tailer by weekly trade publication Furniture Today. This marks the fifth time the company has made the “exclusive report that that lists 23 online and home furnishings retailers in alphabetical order within three categories: over $1 billion, between $100 million, and less than $100 million.” The small business founded by Jim and Linse…

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JMX Brands Makes Internet Retailer’s Next 1000 List

Niche online retailer JMX Brands has been named a 2019 Next 1000 company by Internet Retailer, the leading source for e-commerce news. In its inaugural year, the Next 1000 list ranks North American midsized online retailers by e-commerce sales. The Sarasota-based parent company of DutchCrafters Amish Furniture, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture, ranked 1443 overall and 39 in the primary merchandise category of housewares/home furniture. This marks the…

JMX Brands Staff in DutchCrafters Sarasota Showroom

JMX Brands Named Business Observer Top 500 Company for Sixth Time

Sarasota based JMX Brands, the parent company of the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at DutchCrafters.com, was recently named a Business Observer Top 500 Company. The honor marks the sixth year in a row the e-commerce business has been named to the exclusive list. This year the niche etailer came in at No. 345 on the list that ranks the largest 500 companies from Polk to Collier counties by…

2019 Scholarship Winners

DutchCrafters Announces 2019 Heritage Scholarship Recipients

William Grimditch of Berthoud, Colo. and Stephanie Scheer of Appleton, Wis. have been awarded the DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year. The two incoming college freshmen were selected from more than 100 applicants to receive $500 each to assist with college expenses. Grimditch, whose last name means “old ditch,” believes that his passion for environmental design, which he plans to study at the University of Colorado,…

JMX Brands Joins Sustainable Furnishings Council

On Earth Day, April 22, JMX Brands CEO Jim Miller announced that the niche online retailer, with its flagship Amish furniture brand DutchCrafters, had applied to join the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC). JMX Brands also runs the eco-friendly and sustainable furniture and home décor website Eco Friendly Digs. The application was accepted on April 24 making DutchCrafters the first Amish furniture retailer accepted to the organization that helps companies reduce…

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Kari-Jo Koshes Named to Leadership Sarasota County

JMX Brands’ Customer Experience Team Assistant Manager Kari-Jo Koshes has been named one of this year’s members of Leadership Sarasota County. The four-year veteran of JMX Brands, the parent company of the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com, was selected for the prestigious program for people interested in leadership and the welfare of the Sarasota community. Koshes, a graduate of the University of Central Florida and Columbia Southern University…

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