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02/12/18Grainger Demonstrates Value and an Effortless Customer Experience at The 2018 Grainger Show Grainger Experts and Suppliers Come Together To Help Solve Customer Problems on Cost, Productivity and Safety
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 12, 2018 – Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today welcomes more than 12,000 attendees to its annual Grainger Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Scheduled through Feb. 13, the industry-leading event features supplier representatives and Grainger experts aimed at helping professionals keep their operations running and their people safe.“An... 
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01/31/18Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend
CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) declared a cash dividend of $1.28 per share payable on March 1, 2018, to shareholders of record on Feb. 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/grai... 
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01/29/18Grainger Named to Fortune's 'World's Most Admired Companies' List For 2018
Company Ranks First in Wholesalers: Diversified Category for Fifth Straight Year CHICAGO, Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, is again named to Fortune's annual list of "World's Most Admired Companies" for 2018. Among competitors in the Wholesalers: Diversified category, Grainger ranks No. 1 for the fifth consecutive year. "It's an honor to earn a spot on... 
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01/24/18Grainger Reports Results For Year Ended December 31, 2017
Reports Fourth Quarter EPS of $2.63; $2.94 Adjusted EPS Updates 2018 EPS Guidance 2017 Highlights - Sales of $10.4 billion, up 3 percent - Reported EPS of $10.02, up 2 percent - Adjusted EPS of $11.46, down 1 percent - Cash flow from operations of $1.1 billion, up 3 percent - Cash returned to shareholders of $910 million Fourth Quarter Highlights - Sales up 7 percent, volume up 11 percent - Adjusted EPS up 20 percent CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainge... 
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01/11/18Grainger Named a 2018 Best Company to Work for Millennials by The Women's Choice Award
CHICAGO, Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, received recognition from The Women's Choice Award for being a 2018 Best Company to Work for Millennials. The award acknowledges companies that help millennial women grow professionally and advance their careers, while also catering to their lifestyle. The Women's Choice Award for "Best Companies to Work For" refl... 
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