July 23 (Reuters) - South African franchise restaurant chain Spur Corporation SURJ.J on Thursday said it expected full-year earnings to fall by at least 40% because all of its operations in the country were shut during coronavirus-related lockdowns.
The company said South African restaurant sales, which comprise nearly 90% of the group's total restaurant sales, fell 22.3% for the year ended June 30. It expects headline earnings per share, the main profit measure in the country, to decline by at least 40%.
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