News and interviews on Richard Branson including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Thursday, 21 June 2012
Brands like The Iconic are pointing the way forward with their clever use of digital marketing and advertising. The big retailers might want to take note.
Wednesday, 09 November 2011
Billionaire Richard Branson has stepped outside the realms of his Virgin Group to invest in Square, the mobile payments start-up run by Twitter co-founder and former chief executive Jack Dorsey.
Monday, 18 July 2011
Billionaire Sir Richard Branson is looking to rapidly expand the Virgin Active health clubs across Australia over the next four years.
Wednesday, 23 March 2011
The value of Richard Branson’s investment in Virgin Blue continues to plummet as the airline battles sinking consumer confidence.
Tuesday, 25 January 2011
Virgin Blue’s shock announcement that it would take a $40 million hit due to floods and fragile consumer sentiment has sent the value of its shares down sharply in early trade.
Tuesday, 11 January 2011
It's vital SMEs put a solid marketing strategy in place and make sure they don't deviate from the plan.
Monday, 06 December 2010
For many of the world's billionaires, 2010 has been another difficult year. But 2011 should bring fresh hope and new ways to make money.
Wednesday, 01 December 2010
Branson launches the first edition of Virgin Group’s new iPad-only magazine, just weeks before Rupert Murdoch is expected to launch an iPad-only daily newspaper.
Friday, 26 November 2010
With all this talk of News Corp and Richard Branson creating iPad-only magazines, it’s no wonder more and more publications are moving into the tablet space. And this time, it’s The Economist’s turn.
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
The British upstart adds advisors with more traditional corporate backgrounds even as he opens Virgin’s first commercial spaceport.
Tuesday, 12 October 2010
Founder of merchandising and marketing company DKM, Dorry Kordahi talks about starting from your backyard and why he once sacked his little brother.
Virgin Galactic has tested its first spacecraft, the company announced recently, with the VSS Enterprise reaching an altitude of 13,700 metres.
Tuesday, 28 September 2010
Virgin Blue says airport check-in and boarding systems are back on line, and the process of rebooking stranded passengers is underway.
Tuesday, 21 September 2010
New research shows Gen Y will be more entrepreneurial than the previous generation, with nearly a third expecting to start up their own business.
Friday, 17 September 2010
Richard Branson has the vision - his staff do the execution.
Friday, 10 September 2010
Both of you need a good kick up the bum.
There are plenty of telecommunications companies operating in Australia, but entrepreneur brothers Andrew and Richard Branson founded IF Telecom to cater for what they believed was a distinct lack of services for SMEs.
Tuesday, 24 August 2010
It is impossible to create a viral campaign, but it is possible to create a campaign that turns viral. Here's how.
Tuesday, 27 July 2010
While Richard Branson is all set to launch a big push into Australia's banking sector, a $2 billion sale of float of his gyms business is also on the cards.
Wednesday, 07 July 2010
Virgin Enterprises launched legal action after a small NSW company called Virgin International Pty Ltd registered a stylised “V” trademark which it intended to use on its condoms.