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Virgin Megastore employees carry a banner reading 'No to the closing... News PhotoBanner - Sign,Bas-Rhin,Carrying,France,Horizontal,Occupation,Paris - France,Planning,Protest,Strasbourg,Town Hall,Unemployment,Virgin MegastorePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPVirgin Megastore employees carry a banner reading 'No to the closing of the store on Champs-Elysees and the shut down of the company / All together in our struggle !' during a demonstration against planned job cuts outside the town hall in Paris on January 9, 2013. Virgin's Megastore music and book unit, which is known in France as a 'culture' retailer, said it will file for insolvency on January 9, 2013. Originally started by Richard Branson, the British billionaire and chairman of the Virgin Group, the Virgin Megastores were bought by the French Lagardere group in 2001. AFP PHOTO / JACQUES DEMARTHON (Photo credit should read JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/Getty Images)