Plus, video of Steve Jobs giving a tour the first store, which opened 10 years ago today
"I give them two years before they're turning out the lights on a very painful and expensive mistake," Channel Marketing Corp. president David Goldstein told Businessweek as Apple (AAPL) was launching its first foray into computer retailing. Ten years later, let's look at the numbers:
Below: Steve Jobs giving a video preview of the store that opened in Tyson's Corner, Va. on May 19, 2001. Note how excited he is to have 300 software titles on display. Today Apple boasts more than 350,000 apps for the iPhone alone.
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