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USA: Big Dog Loses Bark On Flat Q4 EPS Growth | 28 Mar 03

California-based marketer and retailer of activewear and casual sportswear, Big Dog Holdings Inc, on Thursday posted flat fourth quarter earnings per share of 44 cents amid lower mall traffic.

USA: Big Dog Q4 Sales Dip $35.3m | 30 Jan 03

Lower mall traffic has resulted in lower sales at Big Dog Holdings Inc the company reported today. Net sales for the fourth quarter ended 31 December 2002 were $35.3 million, an 11.6 per cent drop on the $40.0 million recorded in 2001. Comparable retail store sales fell 13.8 per cent for the period.

USA: Big Dog Posts $793,000 Q2 Income On $25.8m Sales | 31 Jul 02

Big Dog Holdings Inc, a marketer and retailer of branded lifestyle products including activewear and casual sportswear, today posted a net income of $793,000 for the second quarter ended 30 June 2002 compared to a net loss of $144,000 for the second quarter 2001. Earnings per share for the quarter were $.09 versus a loss per share of $.02 for the same period last year.

USA: Big Dog's Tail Wagging In Q1 | 9 May 02

Novelty clothing chain Big Dog Holdings Inc on Thursday posted slight increases in first quarter sales and profits compared to the year-ago period. The California-based operator of more than 200 stores said net sales climbed to $17.5 million from $16.9m, while gross profit was $9.2m compared to $9.1m.

USA: Big Dog Q1 Sales Up 3.8 Per Cent | 8 May 02

Big Dog Holdings Inc, the marketer of branded activewear, casual sportswear and accessories, today reported a 3.8 per cent increase in sales for the first quarter ended 31 March 2002 to $17.54 million. This was up from $16.98m in the first quarter 2001. The company said the sales increase was due to the net addition of 8 new stores, taking the total number of outlets to 206.

USA: Big Dog Sales Dipped 2.8 Per Cent In Q4 | 25 Mar 02

Branded lifestyle line Big Dog Holdings Inc today said sales for the fourth quarter ended 31 December 2001 fell by $1 million to $40.0 compared to the previous year. Andrew Feshbach, chief executive officer, said: "Although we posted a comparable store sales decrease of 2.8 per cent for the quarter, we have seen our sales recover after an immediate decline in business following the events of September 11. This recovery continued through the end of the year. In December we trended up, posting a 1.5 per cent comparable store sales increase."

USA: Big Dogs Goes Crazy For Sportswear Retailer | 11 Sep 01

Big Dog Holdings Inc, a developer, marketer and retailer of branded, lifestyle consumer products, is to purchase the assets of Crazy Shirts Inc, a privately held casual sportswear manufacturer and retailer, for approximately $10 million.

USA: Big Dog Holdings Announces Second Quarter Results | 2 Aug 01

Big Dog Holdings Inc, a developer, marketer and retailer of branded, lifestyle consumer products, today reported the financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2001. For the quarter ended June 30, 2001, the company experienced a net loss of $144,000 as compared to net income of $1,038,000 for the second quarter 2000. Loss per share for the quarter was $.02 versus earnings per share of $.09 for the same period last year. Contributing to the loss this period versus the gain last year was a substantial reserve against receivables due to the bankruptcy filing for Casual Male and interest costs not incurred in the second quarter 2000.

USA: Big Dogs Gets Bigger With New Officers | 13 Oct 00

Big Dog Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:BDOG; ), a developer, marketer and retailer of branded, lifestyle consumer products, has hired three officers and a new director to strengthen its management team and drive future growth. Jim Adolph joins as senior vice president, production. Mr Adolph was most recently president of an international trading company, Everine Fashions USA Inc. Previously, he served as vice president, merchandising for CFL West, where he managed business with the Disney Stores, theme parks and related wholesale accounts. Adolph's extensive experience with sourcing in the Far East and other markets provides Big Dogs with new resources to increase quality and reduce costs through continued improvements to sourcing. Lee Mathew Cox has been named vice president, retail operations of Big Dog's 200-store retail chain. Mr Cox comes to Big Dogs from Adidas Retail Inc, where he was director of retail stores.Joseph Cattivera has joined Big Dogs as vice president, real estate. Mr Cattivera has very senior experience in retail real estate. He served as executive vice president and CFO of the Horizon Group Inc, at the time the largest operator of factory outlet malls in the country, and president and COO of Angeles Corporation, a Los Angeles-based REIT owning outlet centers. Mr Cattivera will spearhead the process of locating new stores, analyzing expansion into new types of retail venues, and managing the existing portfolio of 200 stores.

USA: Big Dog Announces Preliminary Results Of Share Offer Company Press Release | 31 Aug 00

Big Dog Holdings, Inc (Nasdaq:BDOG;) today announced the completion of its previously announced cash tender offer to purchase 3,500,000 of its common shares at a price per share of $6.25. The cash tender offer expired at 9:00 am Pacific time on August 30, 2000, at which time trading was halted for the remainder of the trading day. Trading will resume on Thursday, August 31, 2000. Approximately 6,944,011 common shares were tendered pursuant to the offer, of which approximately 47,876 were tendered pursuant to notices of guaranteed delivery. Based on such preliminary results, the offer is oversubscribed and a proration factor of approximately 50.4 per cent for the tendered shares will be applied. The estimated proration factor is subject to change. The company expects to announce the final proration factor on Wednesday, September 6, 2000. A when-distributed market has been set up on the NASDAQ National Market under the trading symbol BDOGV to facilitate trading in the prorated shares. As of August 30, 2000, the company had approximately 11,983,450 common shares outstanding. As a result of the completion of the cash tender offer, the company expects to have approximately 8,483,450 common shares outstanding as of the time immediately following payment for the tendered shares accepted for payment.

USA: Record Second-Quarter 2000 Results For Big Dog Holdings Company Press Release | 31 Jul 00

Big Dog Holdings Inc (Nasdaq:BDOG), a developer, marketer and retailer of branded, lifestyle consumer products, today reported the financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2000. Financial Results For the quarter ended June 30, 2000, net income increased 41 per cent to a second-quarter record of $1,038,000, as compared with $734,000 for the second quarter 1999. Earnings per share increased 50 per cent to $.09, as compared with $.06 for the same period last year. Net sales increased to $26,205,000 as compared with $24,093,000 in the second quarter 1999. The increase in net income is attributable to improvement in operating efficiencies and increased revenue, partially offset by a small decrease in gross margin. At the close of the quarter, the company had 199 retail stores, representing a net increase of 18 stores since June 30, 1999. Notably, the company's comparable stores sales growth was 2.1 per cent for the second quarter. Commenting on the results, CEO Andrew Feshbach stated: "We believe we are in a strong position with our fall merchandise and look forward to the second half of the year, which has always been the strongest and most profitable for our company."


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