Fever pitch hype, long queues as world’s largest drone maker opens first SA shop

The world’s largest drone manufacturer has opened its first store in South Africa.

Chinese drone behemoth DJI has 300 stores around the world.

On the weekend it opened its Cape Town branch, where more than 200 people queued for hours to get in.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Donovan Marais (CEO at Global Concepts Group Asia, owner of Drone Deals South Africa).

Marais spoke about the drone business, and the extreme hype around it.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

If you use a drone for non-commercial purposes, the regulations are quite simple…

Donovan Marais

They [drones for consumers] range from R2000 to R50 000…

Donovan Marais

A lot of enquiries are from farmers worried about security…

Donovan Marais

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