Apple unveiled its first retail store 10 years ago on this day May 19th 2001. Apple is rumored to have something big  for the commemorative day.  Some suggest a launch of a new product, a store revamp, Apple TV, or all of the above. 

As Apple celebrates the future we wanted to take time and take a look back at how the Cupertino based company started its retail operations.  Watch Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduce the first retail stores and relive the hype back in 2001.