Interbrand: The 10 Most Valuable U.S. Retail Brands

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 |  Includes: BBY, COH, CVS, DELL, HD, LOW, TGT, WBA, WMT
by: David Hunkar

The list of 50 Most Valuable U.S. Retail Brands was published by Interbrand earlier this year. The Top 10 of these brands are listed below:

Rank Brand Ticker of Brand Owner
1 Wal-Mart WMT
2 Best Buy BBY
3 Home Depot HD
4 Target TGT
5 CVS Pharmacy CVS
6 Dell DELL
7 Walgreens WAG
8 Lowes LOW
9 Sams Club WMT
10 Coach COH
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Brand valuation methodology:

“All contenders for the list must qualify as follows: the brand must be a market-facing brand, with publicly available financial data, and positive Economic Value Added (EVA). Interbrand determines brand value the same way analysts value other assets: on the basis of how much they’re likely to earn in the future.”

The Top 3 brands are Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT), Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) and Home Depot (NYSE:HD). Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club unit is the 10th most valuable brand in the country.

For the full listing go here.