It was 10 years ago on May 19, 2001 when Apple underwhelmed the world with the opening of its first retail store in the Tyson's Corner Center mall in Tyson's Corner, Virginia. You can find it next to LL Bean's and Nordstrum's. Now Apple has stores throughout the world and there isn't a company that doesn't envy their success.
Larry Dignan was one of the skeptics. Read his blog.