Wholesale Retail Giant to Stock Up on UAVs

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.jpgRosalind 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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