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Virgin Megastores are a chain of record shops throughout the world, established by Richard Branson.

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The Virgin Megastore in San Francisco
Products sold here are not just Virgin branded items, and not just from former sister brand Virgin Records. Stores have a wide selection of releases by many current popular artists on many diverse mainstream and independent labels, as well as books, DVDs, videos, vinyl LPs and assorted gift items. Many stores house their own cafes as well, selling coffee beverages and a limited assortment of snack items, making for a popular central meeting place. Current stores include:

Virgin opened a brand new store in Kuwait City mere days before the 2003 Iraq War.

Most stores include an in-store radio station. In the USA these are branded Virgin Radio, although are not related to Virgin Radio in London. In the UK, partly because of this branding issue, the in-store radio stations are branded Virgin Megastores Radio (VMR).

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