June 13 (Reuters) - Canadian discount store operator Dollarama Inc reported a nearly 2% rise in quarterly profit on Thursday as more customers shopped at its stores.
The Montreal-based company said net income rose to C$103.5 million ($77.8 million), or 33 Canadian cents per share, in the first quarter ended May 5, from C$101.5 million, or 31 Canadian cents, a year earlier.
Total sales rose to C$828 million from C$756.1 million. ($1 = 1.33 Canadian dollars) (Reporting by Debroop Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)
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