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

  • Grainger Names Kathleen Carroll CHRO
    on November 2, 2018 at 8:00 pm

    CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, announced it has appointed Kathleen S. Carroll as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective December 3, 2018.  Carroll will succeed Joseph High who, as previously announced, retired from Grainger earlier this year. Carroll has more than 25 years of experience leading and implementing human resource and organizational effectiveness strategies to drive business results.  Her expertise encompasses end-to-end talent acquisition, learning and developmen... […]

  • Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend
    on October 31, 2018 at 2:53 pm

    CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 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 Dec. 1, 2018, to shareholders of record on Nov. 12, 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-300741335.html SOURCE W.W. Grainger, Inc. Media: Joseph Micucci, Senior Director, External Affairs, O: 847-535-0879, M: 847-830-5328; or Grainger Media Relations Hotl... […]

  • 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... […]