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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 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 Names Doug Tuck Business Manager

Doug Tuck has been selected to step into the role of Business Manager at JMX Brands, a Sarasota-based ecommerce business and the largest online retailer of Amish furniture under DutchCrafters at www.dutchcrafters.com. As leader of the Business Finance Team, Tuck provides oversight to business and administrative functions, financial performance and processes, physical property, as well as human resources.  He also collaborates with fellow managers to increase synergies across teams, helping…

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…

The DutchCrafters sign outside of the company's showroom in Sarasota

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…

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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…