Ten years ago, Apple chose Tysons Corner mall as the location for its first retail store. The establishment of these bricks-and-mortar outlets set in motion the company’s transformation from struggling innovator to technology juggernaut.
May 2001 Clockwise from lower right: Evan Knapp, 6, Morgan McGovern, 8, Samir Deluca, 6, and Nina Mallia, 5 play on computers set aside in the kids area of the new Apple Store in McLean in 2001. The kids area has a lower table, balls for seats, and educational games on the computers. Michael Temchine/For The Washington Post Buy Photo