Bruce Dybvad

Dayton, Ohio--Walmart remains the United States most valuable retail brand, though its worth dropped slightly over the past year, Interbrand’s list of the most valuable retail brands for 2012 shows. According to the list, the value of the Walmart brand is estimated at $139.19 billion, down 2 percent from last year but still well ahead of No. 2 Target, with an estimated brand of $23.44 billion, up 1 percent year-over-year. Rounding out the top five are The Home Depot at $22.02 billion, CVS/pharmacy at $17.34 billion and Best Buy at $16.76 billion. Branding consultancy Interbrand’s retail arm, Interbrand Design

Mega-retailer Walmart has retained its No. 1 position on U.S. Most Valuable Retail Brands list for 2012 from golbal branding consultancy Interbrand. The report ranks the top 50 U.S. retail brands by brand value, in addition the top retail brands from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, and the Asia Pacific. The U.S. brands were listed for the fourth time in collaboration with Interbrand Design Forum, the retail experience group within Interbrand. Beyond the U.S. list, Tesco, Carrefour, Aldi, Zara, and Woolworths ranked as the No. 1 retailer in their respective markets, all holding their top spots from last

Interbrand, author of the annual Best Global Brands ranking of the top 100 world’s most valuable brands, has turned its attention to the global retail sector. The Best Retail Brands report ranks the top 50 U.S. retail brands by brand value, as well as the top retail brands from Asia Pacific, Canada, the U.K., France, Germany, and Spain.

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