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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker joined other officials in Pittsfield today to mark the opening of Wayfair’s corporate call center. 

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Josh Landes / WAMC

The CEO of online retail giant Wayfair talked taxes, trade, and immigration with Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal in Pittsfield Wednesday.

Wayfair, a Boston-based online retailer, is expanding to the Berkshires in 2019. In a deal with Massachusetts that will see the company create 3,300 jobs in the state, Wayfair will receive more than $31 million in tax credits. 300 of those jobs will be at a new call center in Pittsfield. WAMC spoke with CEO Niraj Shah about the company’s plans in the county.