Kari Jo Koshes

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…

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JMX Brands Named Business Observer Top 500 Company for Sixth Time

Sarasota based JMX Brands, the parent company of the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at DutchCrafters.com, was recently named a Business Observer Top 500 Company. The honor marks the sixth year in a row the e-commerce business has been named to the exclusive list. This year the niche etailer came in at No. 345 on the list that ranks the largest 500 companies from Polk to Collier counties by…

2019 Scholarship Winners

DutchCrafters Announces 2019 Heritage Scholarship Recipients

William Grimditch of Berthoud, Colo. and Stephanie Scheer of Appleton, Wis. have been awarded the DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year. The two incoming college freshmen were selected from more than 100 applicants to receive $500 each to assist with college expenses. Grimditch, whose last name means “old ditch,” believes that his passion for environmental design, which he plans to study at the University of Colorado,…

JMX Brands Joins Sustainable Furnishings Council

On Earth Day, April 22, JMX Brands CEO Jim Miller announced that the niche online retailer, with its flagship Amish furniture brand DutchCrafters, had applied to join the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC). JMX Brands also runs the eco-friendly and sustainable furniture and home décor website Eco Friendly Digs. The application was accepted on April 24 making DutchCrafters the first Amish furniture retailer accepted to the organization that helps companies reduce…

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Kari-Jo Koshes Named to Leadership Sarasota County

JMX Brands’ Customer Experience Team Assistant Manager Kari-Jo Koshes has been named one of this year’s members of Leadership Sarasota County. The four-year veteran of JMX Brands, the parent company of the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com, was selected for the prestigious program for people interested in leadership and the welfare of the Sarasota community. Koshes, a graduate of the University of Central Florida and Columbia Southern University…

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JMX Brands Named a Business Observer Top 500 Company

JMX Brands, parent company of the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com and eco-friendly home goods site www.ecofriendlydigs.com, has made the Business Observer Top 500 list for the fifth year in a row. Formerly the Gulf Coast 500, the annual list ranks the top 500 companies by revenue in the nine counties that form the area from Tampa to Naples. Founded in 2003 by CEO Jim Miller, JMX…

Linse and Jim Miller in front of DutchCrafters Showroom in Sarasota

JMX Brands Makes Inc. 5000 for Sixth Year

JMX Brands has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies for the fifth year in a row, and sixth time since first making the list in 2012. The parent company of the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com and new eco-friendly furnishing, décor, and accessories site at www.ecofriendlydigs.com placed 4,106 this year. JMX Brands President and CEO Jim Miller credits the companies continued…

DutchCrafters Announces 2018 Scholarship Winners

DutchCrafters Amish Furniture is pleased to announce Urwa Hameed, Maly Sears and Tan Vu as the winners of its 2018 Heritage Scholarship. Selection criteria included grade point average, a statement of financial need, and a 750-word essay on how their heritage has shaped them and their aspirations. Urwa Hameed, Vernon, Conn., plans to attend Boston College to pursue a dual degree in political science and international relations on an advanced…

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Eugene Alexander Documentary is Selected for Two Film Festivals

The short documentary “Eugene Alexander: The Fashion of Eugene Stutzman” has been named an Official Selection of the Love Your Shorts and Sunscreen film festivals. Presented by DutchCrafters, a JMX Brands store and the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com, the 15-minute film reveals the lasting impact of the couture dresses created by the fashion design team of Eugene Stutzman and Alexander Wallace in the 1980s and 1990s.…