May 19 2001 – Apple Inc. Opens its First Retail Store

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May 19 2001 – Apple Inc. Opens its First Retail StoreRate this post On Saturday, May 19, 2001, Apple Inc. opened its first retail store in the US, at Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia. Steve Jobs, the then CEO had hosted a press event earlier that week at the Tysons Corner Center mall announcing the opening of two retail stores. The other retail store that Apple launched on the same day was at Glendale Galleria in Glendale, California. Apple promised the U.S., 25 retail stores by the end of the year 2001. Jobs announced that the next three stores had been planned for the Chicago area, four for the Los […]