Mercifully for millions of parents, the right-wing backlash against steakhouse company Spur has fizzled out. This seems pretty evident from Spur’s trading update last week, which showed that sales from Spur restaurants rose 5.4% in the year to June.

For CEO Pierre van Tonder, things are finally looking up after a horrific two years, in which a campaign to boycott the chain, driven by the room-temperature-IQ right-wing, causing the profits of its franchises to dive...

Subscribe now to unlock this article.

Support BusinessLIVE’s award-winning journalism for R129 per month (digital access only).

There’s never been a more important time to support independent journalism in SA. Our subscription packages now offer an ad-free experience for readers.

Cancel anytime.

Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.