August 13, 1998
L.L. Knickerbocker Co. Inc.: The Lake Forest-based marketer of collectible dolls and other items posted wider losses for the second quarter as sales declined. The company lost $2.5 million, or 13 cents a share, compared with $561,000, or 3 cents a share, for the same period last year. Revenue fell 24% to $13.4 million from $17.6 million. For the first six months, the company lost $2.3 million, or 12 cents a share, an improvement over the year-earlier loss of $4.4 million, or 25 cents a share.
May 21, 1999 |
Struggling L.L. Knickerbocker Co. Inc. said it lost $700,000 more in the first quarter than was previously reported. The Lake Forest company, which sells collectibles, toys and jewelry, blamed the incorrect numbers on an improper tax credit. The change did not affect operating results, Chief Executive Louis L. Knickerbocker said. The company had reported May 14 that its first-quarter net loss had narrowed to $1.57 million, or 6 cents a share.
January 30, 1996
L.L. Knickerbocker Co. Inc., a collectibles distributor whose stock price swings raised eyebrows last year, said it has hired Deloitte & Touche LLP to serve as the company's independent accountants and auditors. Deloitte & Touche will audit Knickerbocker's financial results for 1995, replacing Los Angeles-based Singer, Leewak, Greenbaum & Goldstein, a firm that reviewed Knickerbocker's results in 1993 and 1994.
April 18, 2001
L.L. Knickerbocker Co. Inc., a Lake Forest marketer of collectibles, jewelry, toys and gifts, reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $3.6 million, or 8 cents a share, compared with a year-earlier net loss of $6.7 million, or 15 cents a share. The most recent fourth-quarter loss included $2 million for writing down goodwill and property, as well as $282,000 in professional fees related to the company's bankruptcy. Sales declined 19% to $8.1 million. For the year, the company posted a loss of $3.