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CNA Luxury’s Next Gen Interviews

CNA Luxury’s Next Gen Interviews

CNA Luxury’s editor Aaron de Silva sits down for a chat with the next generation entrepreneurs behind some of Singapore’s most popular business institutions – from food to fashion. An episode drops every Sunday – subscribe so you don't miss out. CNA Podcasts can be found on the CNA website and App and on Spotify and iTunes.

This podcast series is brought to you by Jaeger-LeCoultre. 

CNA Luxury’s Next Gen Interviews - S1E8: How Swee Kee's Cedric Tang had to take over the family business when his father had lung cancer

Swee Kee started out as a restaurant in Great World Amusement Park in 1939. It eventually settled in Amoy Street for 25 years before closing down in May 2021. Today, Swee Kee’s sister restaurant Ka-Soh is run by Cedric Tang, grandson of founder Tang Kwong Swee. 

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05/12/2021 34 mins

CNA Luxury’s Next Gen Interviews - S1E7: Bynd Artisan’s Winnie Chan went from wanting to be her father’s secretary to co-founding her own paper and leather craft business

Chan Koon Song started a small bookbinding workshop in 1942. Today, his granddaughter Winnie Chan is continuing his legacy with her retail brand Bynd Artisan, which has introduced bookbinding and paper crafts to a new generation of customers.

27/11/2021 37 mins

CNA Luxury’s Next Gen Interviews - S1E6: Meet Gladwin Tan, third-generation leader of Prince’s Flower Shop, whose grandfather landscaped Sentosa and Changi Airport’s Terminal 3

Tan Peng Kheok established Prince’s Flower Shop in 1966, and, subsequently, Prince’s Landscape and Construction, which won contracts to landscape Sentosa, Changi Airport and others. His grandson Gladwin, 26, was not keen to enter the family business at first but is now ramping up the company's online footprint.

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20/11/2021 30 mins

CNA Luxury’s Next Gen Interviews - S1E5: Meet Vicky Hwang, founder of award-winning ATLAS Bar, whose grandfather built Singapore’s iconic 'Batman building' at Parkview Square

Taiwanese property tycoon CS Hwang founded the Chyau Fwu Group in the 1950s. The business has since expanded all over the world. Hwang’s granddaughter, Vicky, tells CNA Luxury’s Aaron De Silva why she blames FOMO for joining the family business and how she hopes ATLAS will continue her grandfather’s legacy.

14/11/2021 36 mins

CNA Luxury’s Next Gen Interviews - S1E4: Why leather goods company Kwanpen’s Jonathan Kwan believes business and family can work – with some rules

Kwan Pen Seng started a crocodile leather goods business in the 1930s. Today, Kwanpen has grown to nine boutiques worldwide. Kwan’s grandson, Jonathan, tells CNA Luxury’s Aaron De Silva why the company is the best place for him to be at.

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07/11/2021 29 mins