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Walton's Walmart1 Walmart2 Walmart3
1950–1962 1962–1964 1964–1968 1968–1981
 
Wal-Mart logo 1981 Walmartlogoprototype Wal-Mart 1992 Walmart 2008
1981–1992 1991 (prototype logo) 1992–2008 2008–present


Walton's

1950–1962

Walton's

Sam Walton named his first store Walton's due to a lease of a previous franchise expiring.

Walmart (first era)

1962–1964

Walmart Logo 1962

Sam Walton named his new stores WALMART. The Walmart name was presented in just about any front/style available to the printer

Wal-Mart

1964–1981

Walmart2

In 1964, the hyphen (dash) was added between the L and the M, and the font was changed as well.

1968–1981 (alternate)

Walmart3

1981–2008

1981–1992, 1994-2001

Wal-Mart logo 1981

In 1981, the Wal-Mart logo changed color to brown, and the font was changed as well.

1991 (prototype)

Walmartlogoprototype

In 1991, Wal-Mart rolled out several prototype locations using a logo with a star instead of a hyphen and an entirely different typeface. This logo was only used on storefronts (all now closed or remodeled) and a small amount of in-store branding.

1992–2008

Wal-Mart 1992

In 1992, Wal-Mart changed logo color to blue, and replaced the hyphen with a star. This is still used on semi trucks and some stores.

Wal-MartSupercenter1992

Logo for Wal-Mart supercenters, hypermarkets that were introduced in 1988. These logos are still used at some locations.

TakeAlongWalMartCaboose

Walmart (second era)

2008–present

Walmart 2008

A new logo with a new font was first used in late 2008. It was decided that only the W would be upper-case and the rest would be lower-case. A yellow 'spark' or 'sunshine' was added to the logo as well.

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Updated logo for Walmart Supercenters, though this logo has been phased out on newer supercenters, now being branded simply Walmart.

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