[LISTEN] Spur recovering from controversial 2017 boycott


September 10, 2018 3:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

JOHANNESBURG – Local food chain Spur had a tumultuous 2017 following an incident involving a white man and black woman which was caught on camera and went viral for all the wrong reasons.

The right-wing Front Nasionaal called for a nationwide Spur boycott soon after the video made news headlines, which resulted in franchises recording drops in turnover ranging from 23% to 45%.

Things are, however, looking up as Spur says it has seen revenue growth of 3% to R667.2 million so far this year.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Spur Corporation CEO Pierre Van Tonder.

Listen to the audio above for more.

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