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CNA Luxury’s Next Gen Interviews

CNA Luxury’s Next Gen Interviews - S1E2: How the fifth generation of B P de Silva Jewellers, RISIS and 1872 Clipper Tea are taking their business to greater heights

CNA Luxury’s Next Gen Interviews - S1E2: How the fifth generation of B P de Silva Jewellers, RISIS and 1872 Clipper Tea are taking their business to greater heights
24 Oct 2021 08:21AM
48 mins

B P de Silva started as a jewellery shop on High Street in 1872 and has since branched out into many other businesses, including RISIS and 1872 Clipper Tea. CNA Luxury’s Aaron De Silva chats with siblings Navin, Rehan and Shanya Amarasuriya to find out how they’re steering the 150-year-old company forward. This series is brought to you by Jaeger-LeCoultre.

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.

(Brought to you by Jaeger-LeCoultre)

20/11/2021 30 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

CNA Luxury’s Next Gen Interviews - S1E3: How Haig Road Putu Piring’s Nooraisha Hashim sacrificed dreams of a pastry chef to help in the family business

Haig Road Putu Piring started from a humble roadside stall in Jalan Besar in the 1930s. Today it sells 10,000 putu piring a day across four outlets in Singapore. Owner Nooraisha Hashim tells CNA Luxury’s Aaron De Silva how she intends to scale up the business even further.

(Brought to you by Jaeger-LeCoultre)

31/10/2021 33 mins

CNA Luxury’s Next Gen Interviews - S1E2: How the fifth generation of B P de Silva Jewellers, RISIS and 1872 Clipper Tea are taking their business to greater heights

B P de Silva started as a jewellery shop on High Street in 1872 and has since branched out into many other businesses, including RISIS and 1872 Clipper Tea. CNA Luxury’s Aaron De Silva chats with siblings Navin, Rehan and Shanya Amarasuriya to find out how they’re steering the 150-year-old company forward. This series is brought to you by Jaeger-LeCoultre.

24/10/2021 48 mins

CNA Luxury’s Next Gen Interviews - S1E1: The story behind Singapore’s Lana Cakes and their chocolate fudge cakes

Lana Cakes started as a home-based business in 1964 before moving to a shophouse on Greenwood Avenue in 1975, where it still stands today. CNA Luxury’s Aaron De Silva speaks to Jason Kwan who shares what it was like taking over the business from his mother, Violet, and continuing its legacy.

(Brought to you by Jaeger-LeCoultre)

17/10/2021 30 mins