Retail giant Walmart maintains its number one position on Interbrand’s U.S. Most Valuable Retail Brands list for 2012. The Best Retail Brands report ranks the top 50 U.S. retail brands by brand value, as well as the top retail brands from the UK, France, Germany, Spain, and Asia Pacific.
There were several shifts in the U.S. top 10. Walmart is still number one by a huge margin, with a brand value greater than $139 billion, down 2% from last year. Target holds on to the number two position with a value of $23 billion, up 1% from 2011. The Home Depot maintains its hold on number three, while CVS/pharmacy moves up to number four, surpassing Best Buy, which experienced an 11% decline in brand value and falls to number five on the list.