Walmart Files New Crypto and NFT Trademarks

Global retail giant Walmart has recently filed for new Crypto, Blockchain Trademarks Via Sam’s Club, an American chain of membership-only retail warehouse clubs that is owned and operated by Walmart Inc.

Founded by Walmart’s founder Sam Walton himself, Sam’s Club has filed for several blockchain-related patents. While it isn’t entirely clear what the retail giant’s plans are, the trademarks all related to cryptocurrencies, non-fungible tokens, and virtual reality.

Walmart is now jumping into the digital and blockchain bandwagon by filing for crypto and NFT trademarks. Sam’s Club is now garnering the crypto waters as the retailer recently offered healthcare services that cater to the augmented reality and virtual space.

Walmart filed a couple of trademarks that will allow it to manage NFTS, offer digital goods, and also provide crypto-based software. Early in 2018, Walmart has already shown its interest to jump into the blockchain waters, specifically with the launch of Bulkcoin, which is exclusive to members of the Club.

According to the US Patent and Trademark Office website,…

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