Walmart to Take on Amazon with Delivery Drones

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First Amazon made headlines with its plans to use drones for delivery. Now Walmart is following suit. Will other retailers join the fray? It’s inevitable.

Wal-Mart wants to take on Amazon with its own delivery drones

CHICAGO (By Nathan Layne) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc applied Monday to U.S. regulators for permission to test drones for home delivery, curbside pickup and checking warehouse inventories, a sign it plans to go head-to-head with Amazon in using drones to fill and deliver online orders. The world’s largest retailer by revenue has for several months been conducting indoor tests of small unmanned aircraft systems — the term regulators use for drones — and is now seeking for the f
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