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Businesses defy downturn

By PHILIP CHANDLER WHAT downturn? Despite Covid-19 border closures causing business carnage, five operators - an art gallery, a car dealership and three hospo companies managed to open new outlets between last Friday and Monday. After fashion store World closed in Church...

“False honeymoon”

By MATTHEW MCKEW September will mark the end of a ‘‘false honeymoon’’ when Queenstown companies are forced to make tough decisions, the manager of Fergburger warns. It’s when the extension of the government’s wage subsidy, which has propped up hundreds of jobs...

Fergburger reopens

By MATTHEW MCKEW Fergburger's Queenstown doors will swing open again today. The world famous burger bar's known for its long lines, stretching up the street, but general manager Steve Bradley doesn't expect the normal queue after it opens at 8am. "We are...

Ferg’s smoke fix

Queenstown's world-famous burger biz is opening its wallet to reduce its smoke and smell effects in the CBD. Fergburger boss Steve Bradley says the company's making a "significant investment" in a triple-pass electrostatic air cleaner, which should create "99.9 per...

Bar beckons for burger biz

Queenstown's Fergburger empire's continuing its takeover of its Shotover Street block, revealing plans for a bar next to its flagship store – serving booze till 4am. The food giant's lodged a resource consent application for The Bar, a new bar...

Mrs Ferg churns across town

The Fergburger empire continues to expand. The company's fourth eatery in Queenstown, Mrs Ferg Beach St, opened for business on Saturday. The ice cream parlour joins the group's stable of Fergburger, Fergbaker and the original Mrs Ferg, which occupy adjoining premises...
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