With global sales at an all-time high amid improvements to infrastructure all over the world, the duty free & travel retail industry would appear to be in good shape to face the future. But how sustainable is the market’s current growth? As the ground shifts beneath us in arguably the most turbulent geo-political climate since the end of the Cold War, what are the main threats to international trade? Do today’s leaders truly understand the needs of global business? And as consumers increasingly embrace the need to preserve the environment, what role should brands and retailers play in confronting their concerns? Are we part of the solution, or part of the problem?