DAYTON, Ohio A global branding consultancy firm released its "most valuable brands" report last week, naming two of the nation's largest drug store chains among the best.
Interbrand said Walgreens and CVS/pharmacy ranked fifth and sixth, respectively, among 50 companies selected. Each company must be a market-facing brand, operate significant distribution channels in the United States, with publicly-available financial data, Interbrand said.
In related news, discount retailer Dollar General also joined the ranks, landing the No. 18 spot. Interbrand said it was new to the list after becoming a public company last year.