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May 13, 2015, 08:00 ET

Grainger Reports April 2015 Sales Results

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of April 2015.  Sales increased 1 percent versus April 2014....

May 11, 2015, 11:00 ET

Grainger Continues To Add Safety Expertise And Resources To Help Customers Stay Safe On The Job

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions,...

May 04, 2015, 10:00 ET

Grainger To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences

Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products serving businesses and institutions, today...

Apr 29, 2015, 11:45 ET

Grainger's Shareholders Elect 11 Directors And Other Meeting Highlights

At the Grainger (NYSE: GWW) annual shareholder meeting held in Lake Forest, Illinois, today, Grainger Chairman, President and Chief Executive...

Apr 29, 2015, 11:30 ET

Grainger Increases Quarterly Dividend By 8 Percent

 W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) announced today that its board of directors voted to raise the quarterly cash dividend by 8 percent...

Apr 16, 2015, 07:30 ET

Grainger Reports Results For The 2015 First Quarter

Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the 2015 first quarter ended March 31, 2015.  Sales of $2.4 billion increased 2 percent...

Apr 16, 2015, 07:15 ET

Grainger Announces Permanent Change To Capital Structure And Intent To Buy Back $3 Billion In Common Stock

Grainger (NYSE:GWW) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the purchase of $3 billion of its common stock over the next three...

Mar 12, 2015, 08:00 ET

Grainger Reports February 2015 Sales Results

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of February 2015.  Sales increased 2 percent versus February 2014....

Mar 04, 2015, 09:00 ET

Grainger Earns Top Spot in Category of Wholesalers: Diversified on the FORTUNE List of World's Most Admired Companies

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions,...

Feb 12, 2015, 09:00 ET

Grainger To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products serving businesses and institutions,...

Feb 12, 2015, 08:00 ET

Grainger Reports January 2015 Sales Results

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of January 2015.  Daily sales increased 3 percent versus January...

Jan 28, 2015, 10:00 ET

Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend

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...

Jan 26, 2015, 07:30 ET

Grainger Reports Results For Year Ended December 31, 2014

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the year ended December 31, 2014.  Sales of $10.0 billion increased 6 percent versus...

Dec 12, 2014, 16:30 ET

Grainger To Withdraw Chicago Stock Exchange Listing, Retains NYSE Listing

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today announced plans to voluntarily withdraw the listing of its common stock from the Chicago Stock Exchange. ...

Dec 12, 2014, 08:00 ET

Grainger Reports November 2014 Sales Results

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of November 2014.  Daily sales increased 8 percent versus November...

Dec 09, 2014, 09:00 ET

Grainger Earns Top Marks In 2015 Corporate Equality Index

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions,...

Dec 01, 2014, 10:00 ET

Grainger To Present At Credit Suisse Global Industrials Conference

 D.G. Macpherson, Senior Vice President and Group President, Global Supply Chain and International, will be presenting at the Credit Suisse...

Nov 12, 2014, 13:48 ET

Grainger Reports October 2014 Sales Results

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of October 2014.  Sales increased 6 percent versus October 2013. Results...

Nov 12, 2014, 13:47 ET

Grainger Provides Outlook At Analyst Meeting

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions,...

Nov 10, 2014, 10:00 ET

Grainger To Host Annual Analyst Meeting

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products serving businesses and institutions, will...