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One Year Out: How DutchCrafters Grew Amidst Global Pandemic

In a recent virtual webinar with Mennonite Economic Development Associates, JMX Brands Co-Founder and CEO Jim Miller spoke on how the company’s brand DutchCrafters navigated the global pandemic.  One year after the pandemic broke out, the largest online retailer of Amish Furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com not only remains open but is experiencing significant growth despite 90 percent of staff members working from home. Though many businesses have suffered throughout the pandemic,…

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DutchCrafters Launches The Amish Furniture Podcast

The words “Amish” and “technology” are not commonly heard together. Since 2003, DutchCrafters has been a pioneer in bridging the gap between those words as one of the first online retailers of Amish furniture. Last month, the Sarasota-based small business and JMX Brands store also became one of the first Amish furniture retailers to launch a podcast about Amish furniture. Produced by the company’s Multimedia Producer and Graphic Designer Jake…

A member of the DutchCrafters Delivery Team unloading chairs and the DutchCrafters parked outside of the company's Indiana warehouse and outlet store

DutchCrafters Tests In-House Delivery Team for its Amish-made Furniture

DutchCrafters, a subsidiary of JMX Brands and the largest online store of Amish furniture at dutchcrafters.com, has started testing handling some of its own deliveries with an in-house shipping team based out of the company’s LaGrange, Ind. warehouse. The small business has been using trusted contract shippers and carriers like UPS and FedEx to ship its Amish-made furniture and home décor nationwide. In July, the in-house team started delivering to…

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DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Selects Recipients of 2020 Heritage Scholarship

Addy Battel of Cass City, Mich. and Faith Laughlin of Stewart, Ohio have been selected as the recipients of the DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. This year, the Sarasota-based ecommerce retailer of Amish furniture received close to 500 applications for its Heritage Scholarship. The three-part application features an essay component that asks applicants to answer the question of how they will draw upon their cultural…

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…

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…

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DutchCrafters Opens Warehouse in Indiana

JMX Brands has opened a warehouse in LaGrange, Ind. for its flagship Amish furniture brand DutchCrafters. The 5,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space will allow the company to be more efficient with transfers and deliveries, and increase quality control before furniture ships to the customer. It will provide storage space for more effective fulfillment of Amazon orders, which should allow JMX Brands to expand its Amazon offerings. The warehouse will…

Linse and Jim Miller in front of DutchCrafters Showroom in Sarasota

JMX Brands Makes Inc. 5000 for Sixth Year

JMX Brands has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies for the fifth year in a row, and sixth time since first making the list in 2012. The parent company of the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com and new eco-friendly furnishing, décor, and accessories site at www.ecofriendlydigs.com placed 4,106 this year. JMX Brands President and CEO Jim Miller credits the companies continued…

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Eugene Alexander Documentary is Selected for Two Film Festivals

The short documentary “Eugene Alexander: The Fashion of Eugene Stutzman” has been named an Official Selection of the Love Your Shorts and Sunscreen film festivals. Presented by DutchCrafters, a JMX Brands store and the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com, the 15-minute film reveals the lasting impact of the couture dresses created by the fashion design team of Eugene Stutzman and Alexander Wallace in the 1980s and 1990s.…

JMX Brands Staff October 2017

JMX Brands Makes Leading Furniture E-tailers List

Sarasota-based JMX Brands has made Furniture Today’s 2017 Leading Furniture E-Tailers list. This is the third year in a row that JMX Brands, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at https://www.dutchcrafters.com/, has made the list. JMX Brands also recently opened an online store for eco-friendly home goods at https://www.ecofriendlydigs.com/. Furniture Today’s list of the 30 top furniture e-tailers is ordered alphabetically and includes retailers that get at least 80…