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Retail appointments

Sam’s Club boss to take over as Walmart CEO Sam’s Club president and CEO John Furner (pictured) has been appointed president and CEO of Walmart US, effective November 1, taking over from Greg Foran, who is leaving the company. Foran, who has been chief executive of Walmart US since 2014, is joining Air New Zealand as CEO. He is expected to stay on at Walmart through January 31 to help with the transition. His departure is likely to be considered a blow for Walmart given the New Zealand nativ