Richard Branson

Delta flirts with buying a stake in Virgin Atlantic

Dec 3, 2012
America’s biggest airline, Delta, is reported to be bidding for a big stake in Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic. The deal could lead to Branson giving up control of the carrier he founded.
Posted In: Delta, Virgin Atlantic, Mergers and Acquisitions, Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson: The full interview

Apr 27, 2012
Jeremy Hobson talks with Sir Richard Branson about the airline industry, trains in the U.K and the U.S., and how business leaders can help to solve many of the world's problems.
Posted In: Virgin Atlantic, Transportation, Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson on solving the world's tough problems

Apr 27, 2012
Billionaire businessman Sir Richard Branson the chairman of Virgin Group was in Washington yesterday for a forum hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on how businesses can help solve the world's problems.
Posted In: Richard Branson, Virgin Atlantic, Transportation

PODCAST: Richard Branson on business, a preview of Timothy Geithner on the economy

Apr 27, 2012
Billionaire businessman Sir Richard Branson, the chairman of Virgin Group, was in Washington yesterday for a forum hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on how businesses can help solve the world's problems. But why has he been able to succeed on a platform of "screw business and usual." Samsung reported record quarterly profits today, driven in big part by sales of is smartphones. So should global smartphone leader Apple be worried? And later today, Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal sits down with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to talk recession and recovery.
Posted In: Timothy Geithner, Richard Branson