Shopify is going 'digital by default,' closing offices until 2021

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The CEO of Canadian e-commerce firm Shopify Inc declared on Thursday the end of "office centricity" and made a decision to keep company offices closed till 2021, allowing most employees to work remotely on a permanent basis after that.

Lutke allowed Shopify's more than 5,000 employees to work from home months ago when COVID-19 started sweeping Canada. "Until recently, work happened in the office".

Shopify is keep its offices closed until 2021 so that it can "rework them for this new reality".

"COVID is challenging us all to work together in new ways". Its shares have nearly doubled this year, benefiting from the shift to online shopping through the pandemic.

Shopify edged out Royal Bank of Canada in late trading May 6 to become the country's most valuable corporation, a feat it accomplished in 15 years pursuing a mission to equip retail entrepreneurs around the world to become online merchants. "This isn't a choice; this is the future".

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Other Silicon Valley tech giants, including Alphabet Inc. have not gone so far in their work from home policies, instead saying they plan to allow employees to work remotely only through the end of 2020.

He noted it will also help the company connect to the merchants it serves, as many direct-to-consumer businesses that use the Shopify platform to power their online stores also work from home.

It also announced that it would lease about 23,597 square metres (253,995 square feet) of space at The Well complex in Toronto to be built at Front St.

The company said Thursday that it was committed to keeping its recruitment hubs open in Toronto, Ottawa, Waterloo, Montreal and its soon to open Vancouver office, but it didn't say how the move would affect the footprint of those offices. Apple Inc. has told employees it will start bringing more workers back to the office in phases beginning in late May or early June.

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