After 12 years selling Amish-made furniture online at www.DutchCrafters.com, Sarasota-based JMX Brands has opened its first DutchCrafters retail store at 3709 N. Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota, Fla. The store showcases fine quality American-made furniture, including the Amish-made furniture JMX Brands sells online.
The DutchCrafters store offers customers the opportunity to speak face-to-face with a furniture specialist, get design advice, and compare wood types and finishes on the handpicked selection of showroom furniture while having access to the thousands of products and customizations that DutchCrafters offers online. The DutchCrafters store is open for customers with a grand opening scheduled starting January 8, 2016.
Amish furniture is known for its superior craftsmanship and solid wood materials. To match the heirloom-quality furniture with an unsurpassed customer experience, JMX Brands has put together a highly qualified leadership team for the store. Store Manager Paul Brasacchio brings many years of furniture store management experience to his position. He has served as store or sales manager at Matters Brothers Furniture, Florida Leather Gallery, Baer’s Furniture and Robb & Stucky. Michael Herring has more than 20 years experience in retail sales, including management positions at Havertys Furniture and Hanks Furniture. Julie Smith has worked in sales, customer service and visual merchandising for more than a decade in a variety of retail settings including Norris Furniture and Interiors.
JMX Brands has recently been recognized for its unique business model and fast growth on several lists including the Gulf Coast 500, Internet Retailer Second 500, Inc. 5000 and Furniture Today Top Furniture eTailers.