Will People Pay for Drone Delivery? Smarty Survey
Survey Finds Nearly Half of Consumers Would Pay for One-Hour Drone Delivery
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
Online shopping platform Smarty has announced the results of a new consumer survey about Americans’ shopping preferences.
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Conducted by Propeller Insights in March 2022, the survey of over 1,000 adults found that consumers desire better, faster delivery, with 48% of respondents stating they would pay more money for drone delivery if doing so allowed them to receive their products within an hour. Additionally 43% of respondents said they were “not concerned” about drone delivery, and 51% said they would be “less concerned” about drone delivery if it enabled them to get products faster.
Consumers were found to be willing to pay more for a fast, safe delivery, and were open to new delivery methods in order to achieve this. Consumers stated they would utilize a one-hour drone…