The Stride Rite Corporation has reported its results for the fourth quarter of the 2000 fiscal year, showing a decrease in net sales of 7 per cent to $95.4m compared to the same period last year. The company also incurred a net loss of $685,000 or $.02 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2000 as compared to net income of $399,000 or $.01 per diluted share in last year's fourth quarter.