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Sarah Carter

JMX Brands Sarah Carter Honored with Service Award

JMX Brands, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com, recently awarded Category Manager Sarah Carter with the Service Award during its annual awards ceremony. The award recognizes one employee’s spirit of service and generosity, which builds community inside and outside of the organization. During the ceremony, Director of Marketing and Giving Committee Chairperson Debra Gingerich highlighted Carter’s “tireless community building” in the Sarasota, Fla. office. After recently relocating…

Seth Carter

JMX Brands Seth Carter Promoted to Product Management and Innovation Manager

Seth Carter has been promoted to product management and innovation (PMI) manager at JMX Brands, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture and home décor at www.dutchcrafters.com. Carter joined JMX Brands in July 2020 as a product category manager for bedroom furniture and served as Eco Friendly Digs manager prior to his recent promotion to PMI manager. “Seth is a supportive, collaborative and inspirational leader,” said JMX Brands CEO Jim…

Debra Gingerich Built to Last Award

JMX Brands Marketing Director Debra Gingerich Wins Built to Last Award

Debra Gingerich was presented with the 2021 Built to Last Award at JMX Brands, the parent company of the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com. Vice President Linse Miller recognized Gingerich with the award during the company’s annual awards luncheon.    The Built to Last Award recognizes one veteran employee who steadily performs and exemplifies persistence, a solid work ethic, a depth of knowledge, and makes long-term contributions to…

DutchCrafters Heritage Scholarship Opens March 1

DutchCrafters, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture and home décor at www.dutchcrafters.com, is pleased to announce the application for its 2022 Heritage Scholarship opens on March 1, 2022. In alignment with its core value of giving, DutchCrafters founded the Heritage Scholarship in 2011 to offer education assistance to hardworking students. This scholarship recognizes undergraduate students who draw inspiration from their heritage to shape their vocational aspirations, add creative value…

DutchCrafters Purchases Farm in Indiana

DutchCrafters Amish Furniture, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com and daughter company of JMX Brands, has purchased Pletcher Farm in Howe, Ind. Sitting along State Road 9, the 30-acre parcel was once well known throughout the community for its horses, which trained on a track that still exists today. In addition to the horse track, the property includes a stable, three-bedroom house, picket fences, fields of hay,…

JMX Brands Promotes Seth Carter to Eco Friendly Digs Manager

Niche Internet retailer JMX Brands has promoted Seth Carter to Eco Friendly Digs manager.  The Indiana University East alum will be responsible for overseeing and developing the Sarasota-based company’s newest ecommerce store at ecofriendlydigs.com. In alignment with JMX Brands’ commitment to sustainability, Eco Friendly Digs carries home furnishings and décor that are environmentally friendly. Under Carter’s leadership, the company plans to become the leading online retailer of sustainable home products…

DutchCrafters Awards Three Students with 2021 Heritage Scholarship

Annie Murry of San Lorenzo, Paraguay, Emily Ellis of Durham, N.C., and Andrea Garcia-Estrada of Goshen, Ind. have been selected as the recipients of the DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Sarasota-based ecommerce retailer of the largest selection of Amish furniture online received nearly 100 applications for its annual Heritage Scholarship. The three-part application includes an essay asking applicants to explain how they will draw…

DutchCrafters Begins Store Redesign with Ponton Interiors

DutchCrafters, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture and home décor and daughter company of JMX Brands, is partnering with Ponton Interiors to redesign its showroom experience. Selling online since 2003 at www.dutchcrafters.com, DutchCrafters opened its first brick-and-mortar store in Sarasota, Fla. in 2016. With the success of the Sarasota location, DutchCrafters is planning expansions of its showrooms and saw an opportunity in the brick-and-mortar setting to enhance the representation…

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,…

The gold and brown logo of the Amish Furniture Podcast with image of Amish woodworker in the background.

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…