2018 The year of intelligent retail

| February 28, 2018

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Today’s innovations in technology are opening new doors for retailers. The ability to infuse data and intelligence in all areas of a business has the potential to completely reinvent retail. Here’s a look at the top technologies we see enabling this transformation in 2018 and beyond, and where they’ll have the greatest impact.

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Hotwire

We’re Hotwire and we’re a company of travelers. We love providing great deals to enable fellow travelers to take slightly adventurous trips at the drop of a hat.We launched in 2000 with an innovative proposition: our Hot Rate® Hotels, Hot Rate® Cars, and Hot Rate® Flights offer travelers deep discounts if they wait to learn the name of the hotel until after they book and pay for it. Last year, more than 200,000 people visited Hotwire.com every day. Hotwire is an operating company of Expedia Group .

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