Retrevo, “the ultimate electronics marketplace”, on the iPad’s prospects back in February:
A follow-up Retrevo Pulse study looking at consumer interest in
buying the new Apple iPad indicates a failure to convince any new
buyers to consider the iPad. Not only did Apple fail to convince
new buyers, it may have lost many potential buyers who now say
they don’t think they need an Apple tablet computer. […]
Whether this device becomes a big hit is anyone’s guess but
based on this study it sure looks doubtful.