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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...

Oct 29, 2014, 12:10 ET

Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. today declared a cash dividend of $1.08 per share payable on December 1, 2014, to shareholders of...

Oct 16, 2014, 07:30 ET

Grainger Reports Results For The 2014 Third Quarter

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the 2014 third quarter ended September 30, 2014.  Sales of $2.6 billion increased 7...

Sep 12, 2014, 08:00 ET

Grainger Reports August 2014 Sales Results

Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of August 2014.  Daily sales increased 7 percent versus August 2013....

Sep 09, 2014, 11:30 ET
Grainger Names Dean Johnson As New President Of Acklands-Grainger (PRNewsFoto/W.W. Grainger, Inc.)

Grainger Names Dean Johnson As New President Of Acklands-Grainger

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

Sep 04, 2014, 09:00 ET

Grainger Announces World's First Data Center Certified by New LEED Standards

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

Aug 13, 2014, 08:00 ET

Grainger Reports July 2014 Sales Results

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

Jul 30, 2014, 10:36 ET

Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) today declared a cash dividend of $1.08 per share payable on September 1, 2014, to...

Jul 29, 2014, 10:00 ET

Grainger Adds New Member To Board Of Directors

Grainger's Board of Directors has appointed Rodney C. Adkins to the board, bringing the total number of members to 11. The appointment is...

Jul 23, 2014, 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...

Jul 17, 2014, 07:30 ET

Grainger Reports Results For The 2014 Second Quarter

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the 2014 second quarter ended June 30, 2014.  Sales of $2.5 billion increased 5...

Jun 13, 2014, 09:00 ET

Grainger Announces Plans For New Northeast Distribution Center

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

Jun 12, 2014, 08:00 ET

Grainger Reports May 2014 Sales Results

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

Jun 03, 2014, 09:00 ET

Grainger Marks National Safety Month With Sweepstakes And "Ask The Expert" Session

 Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products, and a leader in safety services and...

May 13, 2014, 08:00 ET

Grainger Reports April 2014 Sales Results

Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of April 2014.  Sales increased 5 percent versus April 2013.  Results for...

May 02, 2014, 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 30, 2014, 11:45 ET

Grainger's Shareholders Elect 10 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 30, 2014, 11:30 ET

Grainger Increases Quarterly Dividend By 16 Percent And Replenishes Share Repurchase Authorization

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) announced today that its board of directors voted to raise the quarterly cash dividend by 16 percent...