|02/19/14||Ten Directors Slated For Grainger's Board To Be Voted On At The Company's Annual Meeting On April 30, 2014|
|CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) today selected a slate of nominees to serve for the 2014 – 2015 period. The ten candidates, all current board members, to be voted on at the annual meeting are:
Brian P. Anderson
V. Ann Hailey
William K. Hall
Stuart L. Levenick
Neil S. Novich
Michael J. Roberts
Gary L. Rogers
James T. Ryan
E. Scott Santi
James D. Slavik
John W. McCarter, Jr. will not stand for re-election. Mr. McCart... |
|02/17/14||Grainger To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences|
|CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products serving businesses and institutions, today announced its participation at investor conferences during the months of February and March 2014.
February 20, 2014 at 9:45 a.m. EST, Ron Jadin, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Barclays Industrial Select Conference in Miami, FL.
March 4, 2014 at 8:40 a.m. EST, Court Car... |
|02/13/14||Grainger Reports January 2014 Sales Results|
|CHICAGO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of January 2014. Sales increased 3 percent versus January 2013. Results for the month included 1 percentage point from acquisitions, net of dispositions, and a 2 percentage points decline from unfavorable foreign exchange. Excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange, organic sales increased 4 percent driven by 2 percentage points from volume, 2 percentage points from price and 2 percentage po... |
|02/10/14||Grainger’s 2014 Customer Show Features the Solutions, Expertise and Products to Help Customers Get the Job Done|
|Biggest Grainger Show to Date with More Than 15,000 Attendees
ORLANDO, Fla., FEBRUARY 10, 2014 – Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today welcomes more than 15,000 attendees to its annual show in Orlando, Fla. Scheduled through February 11, the event brings together customers, suppliers and Grainger team members nationwide to discuss emerging trends in areas such as inventory management,... |
|01/29/14||Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend|
|CHICAGO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. declared a cash dividend of 93 cents per share payable on March 1, 2014, to shareholders of record on February 10, 2014.
W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2013 sales of $9.4 billion, is North America's leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products, with operations in Asia, Europe and Latin America.
SOURCE W.W. Grainger, Inc.
Media: Joseph Micucci, Director, Media Relations, O: 847-... |
|01/24/14||Grainger Reports Record Results For Year Ended December 31, 2013|
|Company Adjusts 2014 Guidance for Foreign Exchange Headwinds; Now Expects $12.10 to $12.85 Earnings per Share
-- Sales of $9.4 billion, up 5 percent
-- Reported EPS of $11.13, up 17 percent
-- Adjusted EPS of $11.52, up 10 percent
-- Operating cash flow of $986 million, up 21 percent
CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported record results for the year ended December 31, 2013. Sales of $9.4 billion increased 5 percent versus $9.... |
|01/02/14||Grainger Named a Top Workplace by Chicago Tribune|
|CHICAGO, January 2, 2014
–Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, was named
to the Chicago Tribune’s 2013 Top Workplaces list for the fourth consecutive year. The company ranked as the 11th best large employer in the Chicago area,
based on feedback from employees who described Grainger as having a “challenging and rewarding culture” that helps them “continuously learn and develop... |