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A Quick Overview of Virgin
Virgin Megastores is an international entertainment retailing chain, originally founded by Sir Richard Branson as a record shop on London'sOxford Street in early 1976.
- In 1979 the company opened their first Megastore at the end of Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road.
- The company expanded to hundreds of stores worldwide in the 1990s, but has lost a large number of stores in recent years, largely with the sale, and eventual closing of the UK, US, Irish, Italian, Spanish, Canadian, Australian, French, Greek and Japanese stores.
- By 2015, current operations are exclusively in the Middle East and in North Africa, consisting of approximately 40 stores.