Candie’s reports a consolidated net loss of $4.9 million for the 9 months ended last Oct. 31 against a net profit of $3.6 million in the year-ago period. An operating loss of $2,429,000 was recorded after special charges of $3,648,000, partly related to the phase-out of its footwear operations, which have been licensed out to Steve Madden Consolidated revenues declined by $7.2 million to $111.2 million, with a $16.1 million drop in the 3rd quarter alone to $27.1 million, but licensing income is up sharply.