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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…

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Newsweek Names DutchCrafters a Best Online Shop

JMX Brands sister company Dutchcrafters Amish Furniture has been recognized as a Best Online Shop of 2021 by Newsweek. The list released at the end of September ranked dutchcrafters.com No. 32 out of 50 in the category of Home Living – Furniture with the likes of better-known online furniture retailers including Wayfair, Crate and Barrel, Ashley Furniture, World Market, and Rooms To Go.  Founded in 2003 by Jim and Linse Miller…

JMX Brands employees in the company's Sarasota showroom in January 2020.

JMX Brands Receives Best Places to Work Nod

The secret is out — niche online retailer JMX Brands, parent company of the largest online retailer of Amish furniture DutchCrafters, is a Best Place to Work in Sarasota-Manatee, according to the 2020 results of the annual survey competition that determines which participants are the best employers in Sarasota and Manatee counties. The list published in the Sarasota Herald Tribune at the end of September ranked JMX No. 14 of the 25 local finalists selected from the survey results.…

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JMX Brands Ranks 335 on Business Observer Top 500

For the seventh year in a row, Sarasota-based JMX Brands has earned a spot on the Business Observer Top 500. The annual list ranks the top 500 companies from Tampa to Naples by gross revenues from the previous year. The small business founded in 2003 reported revenues of more than $11.8 million in 2019 to move up 10 spots to No. 335. JMX Brands is the parent company of the…

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Sarasota’s JMX Brands a Furniture Today 2020 Leading Furniture E-Tailer

Sarasota-based niche online retailer JMX Brands landed on Furniture Today’s annual list of leading furniture e-tailers for the sixth year in a row.   With estimated total sales between $10 and $14.9 million in 2019, the parent company of a variety of home furnishing and décor websites including flagship Amish furniture site www.dutchcrafters.com made the list that recognizes 23 online and home furnishings retailers in alphabetical order within three categories.…

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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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JMX Brands Names Joseph Benson Sales and Service Manager

Joseph Benson has been named sales and service team manager for JMX Brands, a Sarasota-based ecommerce business and the largest online retailer of Amish furniture under the brand name DutchCrafters at www.dutchcrafters.com. Benson will oversee the sales and customer service for the company, ensuring the best possible customer experience throughout the sales cycle. He is responsible for developing staff and processes that will adapt to the company’s fast-growing environment. Benson…

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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…

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JMX Brands Employees Give during Uncertain Times

In late April, JMX Brands’ CEO Jim Miller and Vice President Linse Miller, the husband and wife team that founded the niche internet retailer in 2003, watched as the unemployment rate skyrocketed across the country while the Sarasota-based small business unexpectedly experienced a record month. The Millers decided to express their gratitude by donating money to All Faiths Food Bank, the only food bank serving Sarasota and DeSoto Counties. They…

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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…