Virgin Money introduces the Virgin Credit Card in the UK.

Virgin Mobile arrives in the USA.

Virgin Megastores launches in Australia.

The Spanish branch of Virgin Interactive becomes Virgin Play.

The curtain comes down on Virgin Cinemas in Japan.

The Virgin Vie Spa Treatment Rooms (later known as Virgin Spa) open for business in Cape Town, South Africa. 

Virgin Ware opens its flagship store and flashes its knickers to shoppers off of Carnaby Street in London. 

Virgin Bikes begins trading as part of the Virgin Cars group.

Virgin Books publishes Richard Branson’s second book ‘Screw It Let’s Do It’.

Virgin Radio International goes live in Thailand with Virgin Hitz.