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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…

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…

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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…

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JMX Brands Promotes Kari Jo Koshes to Showroom and Fulfillment Manager

Kari Jo Koshes has been promoted to showroom and fulfillment manager at JMX Brands, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture under the brand name DutchCrafters at https://www.dutchcrafters.com. In this new position, Koshes will oversee innovations in product delivery as well as supervise the Sarasota showroom and the DutchCrafters showroom experience. Koshes started at JMX Brands in 2013 as an administrative assistant and has since served as shipping coordinator and…

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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…