United Retail Group Inc said comparable store sales decreased 3 per cent for the fourth quarter ended 2 February 2002. Total sales were $114.2 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2001, against $119.3 million in the same quarter in the previous year. For the quarter, the company incurred a net loss of $0.6 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, compared with net income of $1.2 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of the previous year.