Wholesale Retail Giant to Stock Up on UAVs

1228_thinkstockphotos-451027867 Wholesale Retail Giant to Stock Up on UAVsCiting the popularity of its current DJI drone offering, retail warehouse chain Sam's Club is reportedly planning to start selling a number of different unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in order to up company sales.

According to an article from the Wall Street Journal, the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ has sold online like hotcakes – with buyers ranging from hobbyists, professional photographers and real estate agents, a Sam’s Club survey revealed. The retailer offers the aircraft on its website for $1,169.
1228_thinkstockphotos-96177798 Wholesale Retail Giant to Stock Up on UAVsRosalind Brewer, CEO of Sam’s Club, said at a press conference that the retailer wants to “re-engage” customers by offering the emerging technology, says the WSJ, adding that Sam’s Club also feels that the drones – which will be offered in a dozen varieties – will sell well during the upcoming holiday season.

The WSJ’s full coverage can be found here.

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