Goody's Family Clothing Inc, a retailer of moderately priced apparel, today posted a fourth quarter net loss of $7.6 million compared to net earnings of $11.1m in the year-ago period.

The Tennessee-based firm said total sales during the quarter fell to $363.1m from $400.3m in fiscal 2000, while its full-year results saw it post a net loss of $20.2m, or $0.62 per share, versus net earnings of $13.3m, or $0.41 per diluted share, last year.