Walmart Inc. is an American multinational retail corporation that runs a chain of hypermarkets also known as supermarkets. They also run different grocery stores and discount department stores in the United States. It was founded on 2nd July 1962 by Sam Walton. Its headquarters is in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States.
The current chairman is Greg Penner. According to the latest stats, the company made a revenue of 527 billion dollars. It employs 2300,000 people all around the US. Its former names are Wal-Mart Discount City, Mal-Mart, Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Meaning and History of Walmart Logo
Walmart has 10,585 stores in 24 countries but they are named differently. Walmart is owned by the Walton Family. The family owns 50% of the shares in total. It was listed on New York Stock Exchange in 1972. Walmart changed their logo 13 times in the following years.
- 1950 – 1962
- 1964 – 1965
- 1967 – 1968
- 1969 – 1970
- 1975 – 1977
- 1981 – 1992
Evolution of Walmart Logo
Walmart is one of the most known hypermarkets in the world. Shoppers say that if you want to explore Walmart fully, you will have to spend a full day in it meaning to say it is huge. The goal of Walmart is to sell products at a lower cost as compared to the regular market. Walmart changed their logo in the following years.
In this year, Walmart’s name was Walton’s. The logo was a simple text, the company’s name was capitalized and was in red color.
In this year, the company’s name changed to Walmart and it was also capitalized and was in blue color.
In this year, the logo had a circle and a rectangle overlapping it. On the top of circle, ‘EVERYTHING’ is written on top of ‘FOR LESS’. In the rectangle, WAL-MART is written on top of ‘Discount City’. On the bottom of circle, SATISFACTION is written on top of GUARANTEED.
In this year, the logo is all text. First there is WAL-MART and on its right DISCOUNT is written on top of CITY. All of this text is on a light grey background.
In this year, WAL-MART is written in squares ‘-’ has no square.
In this year, the logo was the same but the ‘-’ is now in a square.
In this year, the logo is again the same as the logo of 1964 but there is one change only. Below SATISFACTION GUARANTEED, there is some more text; ‘By Refund’ is written on top of ‘of Exchange’.
In this year, the logo is again the same as in 1968 but there is now a black background and the letters and ‘-‘ is in light grey color and the squares also have a light grey outline.
In this year, WAL-MART is written in a fancy font in black colour and the rest of the background and squares have gone.
In this year, everything remains the same but the color of the font is now blue.
In this year, the font is now simple and the color of the text is now brown.
In this year, the ‘-’ is replaced with a star icon and the text is again in blue color.
This year, the company’s name is now written as ‘Walmart’ and there 6 lines in yellow color in a circular shape making it a sun.
Building of Walmart Logo
Walmart is also known for producing green energy because all of their stores have a policy that they will run on solar energy. Walmart is very much successful in UK and Canada as well but it failed in South Korea, Japan and Germany. The Walmart logo was created on the following two things.
In all the 13 years of logo transformation except the years 1975 and 1977, the font was Calibri Body. In these two years, the font used was Cibola.
In the first year, red color was used. Second year and the years including 1977 and 1992, blue color was used. In the years, 1964, 1965, 1969, and 1970 grey and black color were used. Next two years, white and black color was used. In 1975, only black color was used. 1981, brown color was used. In 2008, light blue and yellow color were used.
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Walmart’s logo transformation was simple but the last logo shows its epic journey of it. The first two logos of Walmart were super simple – the logos with the circle and overlapping rectangle gave a vintage look.
Q: Who designed the Walmart logo?
Ans: Walmart logo was designed by New York-based Lippincott.
Q: What is the slogan of Walmart?
Ans: Walmart’s slogan is ‘Save Money. Live Better.’.