The second edition of the ANWR Zukunftforum, a convention exploring future trends, attracted a total of 910 people at the ANWR Group's campus in Mainhausen on Nov. 20, including officials of 160 companies exhibiting innovative technical solutions. Günther Althaus, president of the buying group, insisted among other things on the need to make investments in digitalization and personnel training. He called for a stronger integration of processes between suppliers and retailers. Personnel training and engagement were also in the forefront at a meeting of young entrepreneur from Germany and Austria the following day.