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W. W. Grainger, Inc. News Release A Collection of W. W. Grainger, Inc. News Release

  • Grainger Reports Results For The 2018 Third Quarter
    on October 16, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    Revenue grows 7.4%; 8.2% excluding foreign exchange and impact of hurricanes Quarterly Summary - Reported operating earnings of $189 million, down 32 percent; adjusted operating earnings of $332 million, up 15 percent - Reported operating margin of 6.7 percent, down 380 basis points; adjusted operating margin of 11.7 percent, up 80 basis points - Reported EPS of $1.82, down 35 percent; adjusted EPS of $4.19, up 44 percent CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018. Sales of $2.8 billion increased 7.4 percent versus $2.6 billion in the third quarter of 2017. Normalizing for foreign exchange and t... […]

  • Cromwell Appoints Neil Jowsey Managing Director
    on August 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Leicester, England, August 30, 2018 – Cromwell, the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions in the UK, and a subsidiary of Grainger, today announced the appointment of Neil Jowsey as Managing Director, effective September 7.Jowsey has deep experience driving profitable growth at both business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) companies. Most recently, he was joint managing director and chief executive of Arco, a position he was appointed to in 2013. During his 11-year tenure at this leading provider of B2B safety and workwear supplies, Jowsey helped grow profitable sales, attain high custom... […]

  • Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend
    on July 25, 2018 at 2:03 pm

    CHICAGO, July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) today declared a cash dividend of $1.36 per share payable on Sept. 1, 2018, to shareholders of record on Aug. 13, 2018. W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2017 sales of $10.4 billion, is North America's leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products (MRO), with operations also in Europe, Asia and Latin America.   View original content:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/grainger-declares-quarterly-dividend-300686393.html SOURCE W.W. Grainger, Inc. Media: Joseph Micucci, Senior Director, External Affairs, O: 847-535-0879, M: 847-830-5328; Grainger Media Relat... […]

  • Grainger Reports Results For The 2018 Second Quarter
    on July 18, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    Raises Sales Guidance to 5.5% to 8.5% and EPS Guidance to $15.05 to $16.05 Quarterly Summary - Sales of $2.9 billion, up 9.4 percent - Reported operating earnings of $344 million, up 50 percent; adjusted operating earnings of $359 million, up 23 percent - Reported operating margin of 12.0 percent, up 320 basis points; adjusted operating margin of 12.6 percent, up 150 basis points - Reported EPS of $4.16, up 149 percent; adjusted EPS of $4.37, up 59 percent CHICAGO, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the 2018 second quarter ended June 30, 2018. Sales of $2.9 billion increased 9.4 percent versus $2.6 billion in the second quarter of 2017.... […]

  • Grainger Receives High Score on the 2018 Disability Equality Index
    on July 11, 2018 at 12:30 pm

    For the Second Straight Year, Grainger is Named One of the DEI "Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion" CHICAGO, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, is recognized as a top-scoring company and one of the "Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion" on the 2018 Disability Equality Index® (DEI) for the second straight year. The DEI is a joint initiative between American Association of People with Disabilities and the US Business Leadership Network, jointly designed by disability advocates and business leaders as a comprehensive benchmarking t... […]