Walmart Expanding Drone Delivery Network to Six States
Big-box retailer will deliver up to 10 pounds by air in as little as 30 minutes using drones
By Will Feuer | May 24, 2022 10:08 am ET
Walmart Inc. WMT -0.87%▼ is expanding its drone delivery operations to some 4 million households in six states, as the big-box retailer looks to add speedy delivery to compete in the nascent space with the likes of Amazon.com Inc. and FedEx Corp.
Walmart said Tuesday that it will be able to deliver more than 1 million packages by drone a year in as little as 30 minutes to households in parts of Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Texas, Utah and Virginia. The service will have a $3.99 delivery fee per order and can deliver up to 10 pounds at a time.