|03/04/15||Grainger Earns Top Spot in Category of Wholesalers: Diversified on the FORTUNE List of World's Most Admired Companies|
|CHICAGO, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced it earned the number one ranking on FORTUNE magazine's 2015 List of World's Most Admired Companies in the category of Wholesalers: Diversified. This ranking is consistent with 2014, when the company also earned the top spot in this category.
"At Grainger, we are committed to building a workplace where dedicated, talented people can thrive and serve customers, colleagues and business partners with excellence," said Grainger's Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer, Joseph High. "This r... |
|02/12/15||Grainger To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences|
|CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products serving businesses and institutions, today announced its participation at investor conferences during the months of February and March 2015.
February 19, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. EST, D.G. Macpherson, Senior Vice President and Group President, Global Supply Chain and International, will present at the Barclays Industrial Select Conference in Miami, FL.
March 3, 2015 at 1:05 p.m. EST, Ron Jadin, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Raymond James 36th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, FL.
|02/12/15||Grainger Reports January 2015 Sales Results|
|CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of January 2015. Daily sales increased 3 percent versus January 2014. Results for the month included 1 percentage point from acquisitions and a 2 percentage point decline from unfavorable foreign exchange. Excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange, organic sales increased 4 percent on a daily basis driven by 4 percentage points from volume and a 2 percentage point benefit from favorable comparability to the business disruptions in January 2014 due to the extreme weather. This increase was partially offset by a 2 percentage point decline from lower sales of seasonal products. January 20... |
|01/28/15||Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend|
|CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. declared a cash dividend of $1.08 per share payable on March 1, 2015, to shareholders of record on February 9, 2015.
W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2014 sales of $10.0 billion, is North America's leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products, with operations also in Asia, Europe and Latin America.
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