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12/06/16Grainger Announces Top 10 Asked Safety Questions for 2016
Questions around revised standards and requirements new to this year's list CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today released its list of the "Top 10 Asked Safety Questions for 2016." This is the second year in a row for this Top 10 list, which is based on more than 120,000 customer questions fielded by Grainger technical product specialists through... 
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11/28/16Grainger To Present At Credit Suisse 4th Annual Industrials Conference
CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DG Macpherson, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 4th Annual Industrials Conference in Palm Beach, FL, on Wednesday, November 30, 2016.  The audio webcast of the event, scheduled for 9:30 a.m. EST, will be available for 30 days at www.grainger.com/investor.  The presentation slides will be posted in the News and Events section of Grainger's Investor Relations website.  About Grainger W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2015 sales of $10 b... 
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11/11/16Grainger Reports October 2016 Sales Results
CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of October 2016.  Company daily sales were flat in October of 2016 versus October of 2015, driven by a 1 percentage point increase in volume offset by a 1 percent decline in price.  The month of October 2016 had 21 selling days, one fewer than the previous year.  The 2016 fourth quarter will have 63 selling days, one fewer than the 2015 fourth quarter.    October Daily Sales by... 
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11/11/16Grainger Provides Outlook At Analyst Meeting
Reiterates 2016 guidance and issues 2017 EPS guidance of $11.30 to $12.40 CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products (MRO) serving businesses and institutions, today held its Annual Analyst Meeting in Lake Forest, Illinois. DG Macpherson, Grainger Chief Executive Officer, hosted the event.  The meeting also included presentations from other Grainger leaders. "Over the past several years, we have... 
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11/07/16Grainger To Host Annual Analyst Meeting
CHICAGO, Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products (MRO) serving businesses and institutions, will host its Annual Analyst Meeting on Friday, November 11th, 2016, in Lake Forest, Illinois.  Chief Executive Officer, D.G. Macpherson will host the event.  The meeting will also include presentations from the following leaders: Deb Oler, Vice President & President, Large Customer & Direct Sales Eliza... 
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10/26/16Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend
CHICAGO, Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) today declared a cash dividend of $1.22 per share payable on December 1, 2016, to shareholders of record on November 14, 2016. W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2015 sales of $10 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.   To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http... 
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10/18/16Grainger Reports Results For The 2016 Third Quarter
Updates 2016 Guidance Quarterly Summary - Sales of $2.6 billion, up 3 percent - Reported EPS of $3.05, up 4 percent - Adjusted EPS of $3.06, up 1 percent CHICAGO, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the 2016 third quarter ended September 30, 2016.  Sales of $2.6 billion increased 3 percent versus $2.5 billion in the third quarter of 2015.  There were 64 selling days in the 2016 third quarter, the same as the 2015 third quarter.  Net earnin... 
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09/17/16Grainger To Present At 4th Annual Morgan Stanley Conference
CHICAGO, Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products serving businesses and institutions, today announced that D.G. Macpherson, Chief Operating Officer and incoming Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 4th Annual Morgan Stanley Conference in Laguna Beach, CA on September 15, 2016 at 9:55 a.m. PDT. Interested parties can access the live audio webcast of the presentation at Grainger's Investor Relation... 
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09/13/16Grainger Reports August 2016 Sales Results
CHICAGO, Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of August 2016.  Company daily sales increased 4 percent in August of 2016 versus August of 2015. The sales growth included a 3 percentage point contribution from Cromwell Group (Holdings) Limited, acquired September 1, 2015, and a 1 percentage point increase from favorable foreign exchange. Excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange, organic sales were flat consisting of a 1 percentage point... 
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