Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (Nasdaq: KREM) yesterday reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 28, 2001. Systemwide sales, including sales of both company and franchise stores, increased 43.6% to $124.8 million in the fourth quarter, compared with $86.9 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2000. Sales were driven by an increase in company store sales of 32.5% to $57.1 million and an increase in franchise store sales of 54.6% to $67.7 million. On a comparable store basis, systemwide store sales were up 14.9% and company store sales increased 20.6%.