Walmart is now delivering diapers and food by drone (if you live close to this Arkansas store)

Walmart is now delivering diapers and food by drone (if you live close to this Arkansas store)


Just last week, Walmart made headlines by launching its first commercial US drone delivery service within a 50-mile radius of Pea Ridge, Arkansas — dropping parachute-laden packages from an autonomous Zipline plane to a “hand-selected group of recipients.” Now, it’s already expanding those drone deliveries in another, small way: customers who live in Farmington, Arkansas, can now order small items like cans of tuna, baby supplies, and paper plates starting today. That’s thanks to a partnership with DroneUp, which will also provide drone delivery stations in Rogers, AR and Bentonville, AR “in the coming months.”

While it’s kind of exciting for drone delivery watchers, you should know that it’s also very much baby steps. DroneUp’s…

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