January 11, 1998 |
L.L. Knickerbocker Co. Inc. said it sold 2.45% of its stake in Pure Energy Corp. to Pure Energy founders Douglas and Scott Dunlop for $3.4 million. Knickerbocker chief executive Louis L. Knickerbocker resigned as chairman of Pure Energy but remains a director. Lake Forest-based L.L. Knickerbocker, which sells collectibles, jewelry and other products, retains about a 35% stake in Pure Energy, which markets alternative fuels.
May 15, 1999
L.L. Knickerbocker Co. Inc.: The Lake Forest company, which sells collectibles, toys and jewelry, said the net loss for the first quarter narrowed to $1.6 million, or 6 cents a share, from a net loss of $2.6 million, or 14 cents a share, for the 1998 first quarter. Revenue declined 17% to $9.5 million from $11.5 million.
May 9, 1997 |
L.L. Knickerbocker Co. Inc. announced plans Thursday to sell a doll collection featuring movie costumes and accessories by famed Hollywood costume designer Edith Head. Knickerbocker, which markets doll collectibles and other merchandise, signed a licensing agreement with Seagram Co. Ltd.'s Universal Studios Consumer Products Group. Knickerbocker said the collection will be previewed in the fourth quarter and available in the first quarter next year.
November 14, 2000
L.L. Knickerbocker Co. Inc., a Lake Forest collectibles, gifts, toy and jewelry company, said it earned $2.3 million, or 5 cents a share, for the third quarter, contrasted with a net loss of $1.2 million, or 3 cents a share, a year ago. Sales dropped 32% to $6.3 million. The company is in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.
May 16, 2000
L.L. Knickerbocker Co. Inc., Lake Forest marketer of collectibles, jewelry, toys and gifts, said its first-quarter net loss narrowed to $1.4 million, or 3 cents a share, from $2.3 million, or 9 cents a share, for the prior-year period. Sales dropped 24% to $7.2 million. The company attributed the decline primarily to the sale of one of its mail-order collectible doll brands and a decrease in catalog doll sales. Knickerbocker is in the midst of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.