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Jul 30, 2015, 08:02 ET

Grainger Announces Agreement To Acquire Cromwell, The Largest Independent British MRO Distributor

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW), North America's leading broad line distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses...

Jul 29, 2015, 10:39 ET

Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend

 The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) today declared a cash dividend of $1.17 per share payable on September 1, 2015,...

Jul 17, 2015, 07:30 ET

Grainger Reports Results For The 2015 Second Quarter

Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the 2015 second quarter ended June 30, 2015. Sales of $2.5 billion increased 1 percent...

Jul 14, 2015, 16:30 ET

Grainger Detects Cybersecurity Incident

 On June 2, Grainger's IT security team discovered that the company was the subject of a cyberattack and that the intruders were able to access...

Jun 29, 2015, 08:00 ET

Grainger Names Chief Operating Officer

Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today announced a change in its leadership structure to drive greater growth and ensure tighter coordination between operating...

Jun 12, 2015, 08:00 ET

Grainger Reports May 2015 Sales Results

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of May 2015.  Daily sales were flat versus May 2014.  Results for...

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. ...