Online retail with a sporting chance of success

11:39PM | Monday, 19 November 2012 |  Since launching sporting goods retailer in 2011, Matt Brodie and Andrew Kidd have partnered with Virgin, secured sponsorship from Visa and sat on the board of a major industry body.

Branson sinks funds into four small start-ups

5:55PM | Thursday, 17 May 2012 |  British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson appears to be on a start-up investment spree, sinking funds into four small start-ups, including Codoc, following his backing of Square, Path and Tumblr.

Learn a Qantas lesson

10:23PM | Monday, 31 October 2011 |  Being able to react quickly in a crisis is the hallmark of a business that can seize upon opportunities. So think about how your business could react.

THE NEWS WRAP: Branson’s Virgin Group set to spend $40 million expanding Virgin Active chain

7:12AM | Monday, 18 July 2011 |  Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is set to spend $40 million expanding its Virgin Active health club chain across Australia.

Flight chaos as Qantas, Virgin cancel more flights due to ash cloud

6:36PM | Tuesday, 21 June 2011 |  The domestic travel industry has been thrown into chaos with AirServices Australia warning major airports could be disrupted over the next 24-48 hours due to the volcanic ash sweeping across the country from South America.

THE NEWS WRAP: Virgin Mobile follows NAB's lead by asking customers to 'hang up' on rivals

2:17AM | Wednesday, 16 February 2011 |  Virgin Mobile apes NAB's marketing push; Online retail inquiry kicks off; ACT wins Murdoch tax fight.

THE NEWS WRAP: Construction groups play down labour shortage fears after floods

1:00AM | Wednesday, 19 January 2011 |  The $20 billion rebuilding effort needed following the Queensland floods shouldn't put too much pressure on labour supply, business groups say.