Amazon is experimenting with a premium service that lets customers opt to have furniture or appliances assembled as soon they arrive at their homes, sources say.

SEATTLE — Amazon told employees last week in a companywide announcement that it is planning a “return to an office-centric culture as our baseline,” signaling that the Seattle-based commerce giant is not planning to embrace a hybrid workplace.

The transition away from remote work is expected to wrap up by autumn, the note said. Working in offices, the note said, “enables us to invent, collaborate, and learn together most effectively.”

Thursday, April 22, 2021