SAINT-LAURENT, Que. — Richelieu Hardware said this week it saw Q3 sales rise 2.9% to $260.6 million. For the first nine months of the fiscal year, they rose 7.7% to $745.9 million. In Canada, Richelieu recorded sales of $178.7 million, an increase of $6.5 million or 3.8% over the third quarter of 2017, entirely from internal growth. Net earnings attributable to shareholders came to $18.4 million, an increase of 1.4%.