Virgin Retail becomes the UK’s largest music retailer with the acquisition of the Our Price chain.

Virgin Radio FM launches in London.

Virgin Vacations is established in the US to provide Virgin Atlantic customers with inclusive vacation packages to London and beyond.

Virgin Cola Can


Virgin Cola, Virgin Vodka (they go quite well together apparently) and a range of soft drinks are launched under the Virgin Drinks banner.

Virgin Games becomes Virgin Interactive.


On its tenth anniversary, Virgin Atlantic flies from Heathrow to Hong Kong and San Francisco for the first time.