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On the show Finding Your RootsBranson was shown to have 3. Branson started his record business from the church where he ran Student magazine. He interviewed several prominent personalities of the late s for the magazine including Mick Jagger and R. Branson once said, "There is no point in starting your own business unless you do it out of a sense of frustration.
Inhe was questioned in connection with the selling of records that had been declared export stock.
His parents re-mortgaged the family home in order to help pay the settlement. Virgin Group and Timeline of Richard Branson's business ventures — Earning enough money from his record store, Branson in launched the record label Virgin Records with Nik Powell.
The name "Virgin" was suggested by one of Branson's early employees because they were all new at business.
Virgin Records also introduced Culture Club to the music world. Package holiday industries and Virgin Atlantic Airways success[ edit ] Branson's first successful entry into the airline industry was during a trip to Puerto Rico.
His flight was cancelled, so he decided to charter his own plane the rest of the way and offer a ride to the rest of the stranded passengers for a small fee in order to cover the cost.
The recording was a series of sheep baa-ing along to a drum-machine-produced track and reached number 42 in the UK charts in He formed Virgin Holidays in InBranson took what many saw as being one of his riskier business exploits by entering into the railway business.
A series of disputes in the early s caused tension between Virgin Atlantic and British Airwayswhich viewed Virgin as an emerging competitor. Virgin subsequently accused British Airways of poaching its passengers, hacking its computers, and leaking stories to the press that portrayed Virgin negatively.
Branson distributed his compensation the so-called "BA bonus" among his staff. Entry into space travel and Virgin Media[ edit ] On 25 SeptemberBranson announced the signing of a deal under which a new space tourism company, Virgin Galacticwill license the technology behind SpaceshipOne —funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and designed by aeronautical engineer Burt Rutan —to take paying passengers into suborbital space.
InBranson said that he planned to take his two children, year-old Holly and year-old Sam, on a trip to outer space when they ride the SpaceShipTwo rocket plane on its first public flight, then planned for Branson wrote in his autobiography of the decision to start an airline.
My interest in life comes from setting myself huge, apparently unachievable challenges and trying to rise above them Branson's next venture with the Virgin group was Virgin Fuelswhich was set up to respond to global warming and exploit the recent spike in fuel costs by offering a revolutionary, cheaper fuel for automobiles and, in the near future, aircraft.
Branson has stated that he was formerly a global warming sceptic and was influenced in his decision by a breakfast meeting with Al Gore. A new company was launched with much fanfare and publicity on 8 Februaryunder the name Virgin Media. The decision to merge his Virgin Media Company with NTL was to integrate both of the companies' compatible parts of commerce.
Branson used to own three-quarters of Virgin Mobile, whereas now he owns 15 percent of the new Virgin Media company. Virgin Atlantic was given immunity for tipping off the authorities and received no fine—a controversial decision the Office of Fair Trading defended as being in the public interest.
This removal must have long-term effects and contribute materially to the stability of the Earth's climate. Branson also announced that he would be joined in the adjudication of the prize by a panel of five judges, all world authorities in their respective fields: Hansenand James Lovelock.
Hotels, healthcare and charitable influence[ edit ] On 10 JanuaryBranson's Virgin Healthcare announced that it would open a chain of health care clinics that would offer conventional medical care alongside homeopathic and complementary therapies, a development that was welcomed by Ben Bradshawthe UK's health minister.
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