Amazon bolsters property team as it eyes bricks-and-mortar roll-out

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Amazon has poached Central England Co-operative trading executive Matt Birch as it builds its UK property expertise.

Birch, who joined the online retailer in May, has specialised in grocery property throughout his career, having spent nearly a decade at Sainsbury’s prior to joining the Central England Co-operative in 2017, culminating as the big-four grocer’s director of commercial operations.

He also previously acted as property director for German coffee retail chain Tchibo.

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