Apple has now surpassed WalMart as the nation’s top music retailer.
From Arstechnica.com: Apple passes Wal-Mart, now #1 music retailer in US
That’s a long way from where Apple started in January 2001 with the iTunes‘ original slogan of “Rip, Mix, Burn”. Back then the idea was to take your music, rip them into MP3’s and then burn your own CD mixes. The iPod wasn’t introduced until October 2001.
Here’s the original Rip, Mix, Burn Apple TV ad.