Dollarama sales, earnings rise

Montreal-based Dollarama Inc. reported Q3 profits of $261.1 million, or $0.92 per diluted share, up from  $201.6 million ($0.70) a year ago. Sales rose to $1.48 billion from $1.29 billion. The discount retailer attributed the increase to the growth of its store network and to an 11.1 percent spike in comp sales.