Sarasota, Fla.— JMX Brands, the leading retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com recognized Showroom Furniture Specialist Lori Voelkel with the Top Showroom Sales award presented at the annual awards ceremony.
This annual celebration honors employees who demonstrate outstanding performance. 2023 marks the first year for the Top Showroom Sales award.
Originally from central Florida, Voelkel says she “grew up playing in Disney World while it was being built.” She has served on the company’s Events Committee for one year, and says she loves “everyone I work with here.” Working in the Sarasota DutchCrafters Showroom, she most enjoys “making the customer happy by connecting them with their heirloom furniture.”
Kari Jo Koshes, JMX Brands director of stores and fulfillment, presented the award, sharing some of the impressive numbers achieved.
“The showroom teams have so much to be proud of this year, and I am grateful for all their contributions,” Koshes said. “The showrooms’ combined in-store revenues exceeded 2021 totals by $780k, and showroom-assisted revenues increased by 40% year over year.”
“Lori Voelkel’s efforts generated an impressive $647k for in-store sales and an additional $75k in assisted sales, 29.6% of all Sarasota showroom revenues! With just over one year at JMX Brands, Lori has been successful in her role, going above and beyond. Congratulations, Lori!”
About JMX Brands
JMX Brands is a niche retailer, selling more than 15,000 products on a variety of websites, including its flagship Amish furniture site www.dutchcrafters.com. JMX Brands also has DutchCrafters Showrooms in Sarasota, Fla. and Alpharetta, Ga. and an outlet store in LaGrange, Ind. JMX Brands was a 2016 Florida Company to Watch and the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Retail Business of the Year and 2021 Medium Business of the Year. It has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Sarasota-Manatee for 2020, 2021 and 2022, and Best Places to Work by Furniture Today magazine for 2021 and 2022. It was named to Newsweek’s prestigious Best Online Shops for 2021 and Fastest Growing Online Shops for 2022. The company has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau and was listed six times as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, according to Inc. Magazine’s prestigious Inc. 5,000 List.