You want more risk with more reward? Then you can go to Amazon, which doesn’t even need to know what customers want because it has no inventory to begin with.
Cramer pointed out that J. Crew went private after not getting the recognition it deserved from Wall Street for its innovation.
Some businesses, he added, were simply unknowable.
“Suffice it to say, teen retail is about is inscrutable as it gets,” he said. “I have no idea if the weakness for Abercrombie and Aeropostale is going to continue or if this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. The problem is, neither does management. If the people running these companies can’t understand them, you can’t fathom them either. Don’t even bother to try. Trust me, I have a teenager.”
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