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Wal-Mart to Revamp Logo

LITTLE ROCK, AR - The familiar logo of the world's largest retailer is getting a makeover. 

Officials with Wal-Mart says the company will begin replacing logos on the front of its U.S. stores with a new design beginning this fall.  Wal-Mart spokesman Kevin Gardner says the change would reflect changes customers already have seen in some store signs and advertisements.

Gardner says he has no other information about the change.  However, the Wall Street Journal reported in Saturday's edition that the new look would include eliminating the hyphen in the company's name, now shown as a star at its more than 3,600 U.S. stores.  The new logo would show the company's name in orange and white, a small star burst following behind.

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