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JMX Brands CEO Jim Miller Named Top Entrepreneur

JMX Brands CEO Jim Miller was honored as a 2022 Top Entrepreneur by the Business Observer during its annual Top Entrepreneurs luncheon on May 12. Miller started JMX Brands with his business partner Miao Xue in 2003 with $1,000 headquartered in his living room. They developed a business plan on how to sell online but weren’t decided on what product they would sell. Miller, a life-long Mennonite who was raised…

JMX Brands Presents Top Revenue Producer Award to Billy Adams

Billy Adams was named the 2021 Top Revenue Producer for JMX Brands, the parent company of the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com.  Sales and Service Manager Joseph Benson presented the award to Adams during the company’s annual award ceremony. “Billy is consistent and has a drive to continue to expand his skills,” said Benson. “He is willing to try something different, even if it’s not necessarily the…

JMX Brands Employees Raise Funds for Two Local Non-Profits

During a busy season when most businesses are focused on generating revenue, JMX Brands decided to give back to the community. Closing on a record-breaking year for the niche ecommerce retailer, JMX Brands’ CEO Jim Miller and Vice President Linse Miller offered to personally match employees’ gifts up to $1,000 and gave a company match up to $2,000. In alignment with the company’s core value of giving, a Giving Committee…

JMX Brands Appoints Leslie Heller as Human Resource Manager

JMX Brands, the parent company to the largest online store of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com, has hired Leslie Heller as the inaugural human resource manager. The Sarasota-based business has added over 20 full-time positions in the past year, growing to 67 full-time employees. Heller brings a wealth of experience to the company, previously working in human resources management at Lowe’s, Gold Coast Eagle Distributing, Conway Department Stores and others.  As…

DutchCrafters Purchases Farm in Indiana

DutchCrafters Amish Furniture, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com and daughter company of JMX Brands, has purchased Pletcher Farm in Howe, Ind. Sitting along State Road 9, the 30-acre parcel was once well known throughout the community for its horses, which trained on a track that still exists today. In addition to the horse track, the property includes a stable, three-bedroom house, picket fences, fields of hay,…

JMX Brands Promotes Seth Carter to Eco Friendly Digs Manager

Niche Internet retailer JMX Brands has promoted Seth Carter to Eco Friendly Digs manager.  The Indiana University East alum will be responsible for overseeing and developing the Sarasota-based company’s newest ecommerce store at ecofriendlydigs.com. In alignment with JMX Brands’ commitment to sustainability, Eco Friendly Digs carries home furnishings and décor that are environmentally friendly. Under Carter’s leadership, the company plans to become the leading online retailer of sustainable home products…

JMX Brands Wins 2021 Medium Business of the Year

JMX Brands, the parent company of the largest internet retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchrafters.com, won 2021 Medium Business of the Year at the Small Business Awards put on by the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce. The 31st annual Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Small Business Awards ceremony took place at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Sarasota where nearly 600 people gathered to celebrate the 24 businesses in the running for…

JMX Brands Named a 2021 Next 1000 Company

Niche online retailer JMX Brands has been named a 2021 Next 1000 company by Digital Commerce 360, a trusted partner and source of research and data collection for many of the world’s top ecommerce brands for over 20 years. The Next 1000 database ranks North American mid-sized online retailers by annual web sales. The Sarasota-based parent company of the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com ranked 1286 overall…

JMX Brands / DutchCrafters CEO Jim Miller on Authenticity

JMX Brands/DutchCrafters CEO Jim Miller on Authenticity

Full text, from the Mennonite World Review, February 16th, 2015: More Than A Thin Veneer Two nightstands sawed in half at a Pennsylvania trade show caught the attention of Jim Miller. The former pastor of Covenant Mennonite Fellowship in Sarasota, FL, owns DutchCrafters, a retailer of Amish Furniture, and offered a sermon at Mennonite Economic Development Associates’ 2014 convention. In comments printed in The Marketplace MEDA magazine, he said the import had…