Small businesses think smart to keep up with Amazon drones

Jennifer Holden, Edoardo Pignotti, Liang Chen, Stavros Karamperidis

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The biggest names in internet retail appear to be dramatically stepping up efforts to make delivering your online orders, fast, reliable and extremely hi-tech.

But in a week in which Amazon talked up its army of parcel-dropping drones that can bring you products in less than an hour and Google hinted at robots ringing your doorbell, a report also suggested that many people outside big towns can’t get their hands on online orders at all.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation UK
Publication statusPublished - 6 Dec 2013


  • Google
  • Online shopping
  • Digital economy
  • Drones
  • Amazon
  • SMEs
  • Rural


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