DutchCrafters Opens 2021 Heritage Scholarship Application March 1

DutchCrafters, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture and home décor at http://www.dutchrafters.com and daughter company of JMX Brands, is proud to announce it is accepting applications for its 2021 Heritage Scholarship beginning March 1. Established in 2011, the Heritage Scholarship was created to give back to the community by offering education assistance to deserving students. This scholarship recognizes undergraduate students who draw inspiration from their cultural heritage to shape…

JMX Brands Presents Service Award to Kari Jo Koshes

JMX Brands, the largest online retailer of Amish Furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com, recently awarded Showroom and Fulfillment Manager Kari Jo Koshes the 2020 Service Award.  The award was given to Koshes in recognition of her service within the company, as well as her contributions to bettering the community.   JMX Brands Marketing Director Debra Gingerich presented the award to Koshes at the company’s annual award ceremony. “Within JMX, Kari Jo has…

JMX Brands’ Michael Zaccari Receives the Inaugural Category Manager of the Year Award

JMX Brands, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com, awarded Michael Zaccari the first annual Category Manager of the Year Award.  The award was presented to Zaccari in honor of his hard work to increase the office furniture category. The University of South Florida alum joined JMX Brands staff in February 2020 as an assistant category manager. He was quickly promoted in May 2020 to category manager and…

JMX Brands’ Christeen Jorno Receives the Top Revenue Producer Award for the Second Consecutive Year

Christeen Jorno was named the 2020 Top Revenue Producer for JMX Brands, the parent company of the top online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com.  Sales and Service Manager Joseph Benson presented the award to Jorno during the company’s annual award ceremony. This was the second year in a row Jorno received this honor. “This award requires consistent effort, focus, drive and a daily commitment to excellence, which Christeen continues…

JMX Brands’ Seth Carter Receives Rookie of the Year Award

JMX Brands, the parent company of the top online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com, recognized Seth Carter as the 2020 Rookie of the Year. Carter joined JMX Brands in July 2020 as a category manager and has shown enthusiasm and ambition in his work endeavors. The Indiana University East alum was responsible for creating a DutchCrafters exclusive bed design and is always quick to bring new ideas to life.…

JMX Brands Honors Debra Gingerich with President’s Award for Second Time

JMX Brands Director of Marketing Debra Gingerich received the company’s President’s Award during the specialty retailer’s annual awards ceremony on January 20, 2021. This was the second time she received the prestigious award in four years. A graduate of Eastern Mennonite University with a master’s degree from Vermont College, Gingerich was the first employee JMX Brands hired, working as writer and communications manager from 2004-2006. She returned to the Sarasota-based…

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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…