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Wal-Mart wants to test drone delivery

Wal-Mart wants to use drones to check warehouse inventory and assist with curbside pickup and delivery services, and has applied for permission from regulators to do so, according to CNBC. “Drones have a lot of potential to further connect our vast network of stores, distribution centers, fulfillment centers and transportation fleet,” company spokesman Dan Toporek told CNBC. “There is a Walmart within five miles of 70 percent of the U.S. population, which creates some unique and interesting possibilities for serving customers with drones.” (CNBC)

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Watch: Walmart CEO McMillon on Mad Money

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon sat down with CNBC’s Jim Cramer to discuss the future of the world’s largest retailer following the company’s difficult day on Wall Street following its analysts’ meeting.