Wayfair Opens Offices in Maine

New offices to handle growing customer base
February 19, 2016David Gill

WayfairLogoBOSTON-Wayfair is expanding operations into Maine with the opening of customer service and sales offices in the communities of Bangor and Brunswick.

The Bangor office is located in a building also occupied by L.L. Bean and has opened with the cooperation of both the catalog retailer and Maine & Co., a provider of business expansion and relocation services. It will perform customer service operations and will bring 450 jobs to that area.

The office in Brunswick will fulfill inside sales and service functions, and will bring more than 500 jobs to that community. Wayfair has worked closely with Maine & Co. and the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority to finalize plans for this office expansion.

“As one of the world’s largest e-commerce retailers of home furnishings and décor, Wayfair’s business is founded on an exceptional shopping experience for the home,” said Jane Carpenter, the online retailer’s head of public relations. “Our new Bangor and Brunswick locations will enable us to scale customer service and sales operations to keep pace with our rapidly growing customer base.”

David GillDavid Gill | Senior Editor

David Gill covers home textiles, small electrics housewares, personal-care products, cleaning products, mattresses, consumer electronics and major appliances. He also reports on retailers and writes about the business and financial side of both vendors and retailers. He has more than 30 years of experience in business journalism, and has worked for other publications and websites that cover consumer products from both the manufacturer and retailer sides. His outside interests include sports (he is a big fan of the New York teams and of British soccer), cooking, movies and theater. He occasionally enjoys a good cigar as well.


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