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…

Joseph Benson

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…

Photo of Addy Battel in graduation cap on left and gown and photo of Faith Laughlin on right.

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…

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…

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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…

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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…

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…