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6,000…by 2022, more than 6,000 drone deliveries will be completed in just 30 minutes per pop, according to Walmart.
The top five drone-delivered items are Value Cookies and Cream Ice Cream 16 oz, Lemon 2 lbs, Fresh Guaranteed Hot Rotisserie Chicken, and Red Bull 8.4 oz. Paper towels with a choice of ounces and bounty sizes.
Today, 85% of Walmart Neighborhood Market’s merchandise meets the 10-pound weight and volume requirement for drone delivery.
7.3%…as UK physical retailers battled a pick-up in cold weather and rail and postal strikes in December, store performance last month compared to full-year figures before the Covid pandemic, according to a study by BRC and Sensormatic Solutions. and recorded the highest number of feet.
Total UK foot traffic was down 7.3% in December (Yo3Y), a 6.0 point improvement over November. This is better than her 10.2% decline in the three-month average.
Total UK foot count in 2022 is 11.8% below pre-pandemic levels. This was a significant improvement in 2021, 33.2% below pre-pandemic levels.
Helen Dickinson, Chief Executive Officer of the British Retail Consortium, said:
“Nevertheless, this was still a significant improvement over the last two years, when the pandemic kept many people at home. Retailer input costs show little signs of easing in 2023. No, but we continue to do everything we can to keep prices affordable and attract customers.”