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Grainger is North America’s leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products, with operations also in Asia, Europe and Latin America. The company helps customers save time and money by providing the right products and solutions to keep facilities up and running.

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02/16/15The 2015 #GraingerShow Features Solutions and Products to Help Customers Increase Productivity and Stay Safe
Biggest Grainger Show to Date with More Than 17,000 Attendees ORLANDO, FEBRUARY 16, 2015 – Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today welcomes more than 17,000 attendees to its annual Grainger Show in Orlando, Fla. Scheduled through February 17, the event brings together customers, suppliers and Grainger team members nationwide to demonstrate how Grainger is uniquely positioned to ... 
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02/12/15Grainger To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences
CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2015 /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 2015. February 19, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. EST, D.G. Macpherson, Senior Vice President and Group President, Global Supply Chain and International, will present at the Barclays Industrial Select Conference in Miami, FL. ... 
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02/12/15Grainger Reports January 2015 Sales Results
CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of January 2015.  Daily sales increased 3 percent versus January 2014. Results for the month included 1 percentage point from acquisitions and a 2 percentage point decline from unfavorable foreign exchange.  Excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange, organic sales increased 4 percent on a daily basis driven by 4 percentage points from volume and a 2 percentage point benefit from favorable com... 
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01/28/15Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend
CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. declared a cash dividend of $1.08 cents per share payable on March 1, 2015, to shareholders of record on February 9, 2015. W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2014 sales of $10.0 billion, is North America's leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products, with operations also in Asia, Europe and Latin America.   To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.co... 
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01/26/15Grainger Reports Results For Year Ended December 31, 2014
Company Adjusts 2015 Guidance for FX and Canadian Macroeconomic Headwinds; Now Expects Earnings per Share of $12.60 to $13.60 2014 Highlights - Sales of $10.0 billion, up 6 percent - Reported EPS of $11.45, up 3 percent - Adjusted EPS of $12.26, up 6 percent CHICAGO, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the year ended December 31, 2014.  Sales of $10.0 billion increased 6 percent versus $9.4 billion in 2013.  Reported net earnings of $802 m... 
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01/20/15Grainger Supports American Red Cross South Jersey Region
Donated products to be used in local shelters during times of disaster CHICAGO, JANUARY 20, 2015 – Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, recently donated needed products to the South Jersey Region American Red Cross in support of local disaster relief efforts. The heaters, portable lighting, eye wash station and electrical power cords donated by Grainger will be used at disaster serv... 
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12/12/14Grainger To Withdraw Chicago Stock Exchange Listing, Retains NYSE Listing
CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today announced plans to voluntarily withdraw the listing of its common stock from the Chicago Stock Exchange.  Grainger's common stock will continue to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Grainger has decided to withdraw its listing from the Chicago Stock Exchange to eliminate duplicative administrative requirements and costs inherent with dual listings.  The withdrawal is expected to be effective next month.  Grainger ... 
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12/12/14Grainger Reports November 2014 Sales Results
CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of November 2014.  Daily sales increased 8 percent versus November 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 daily sales increased 9 percent driven by 7 percentage points of volume growth, a 1 percentage point contribut... 
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12/10/14Grainger Named to Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces List for 2014
The Company Earns this Distinction for the Fifth Consecutive Year CHICAGO, DECEMBER 10, 2014  – Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, recently was named to the Chicago Tribune’s 2014 Top Workplaces list for the fifth consecutive year. The company ranked as the 15th best large employer in the Chicago area, based on feedback from employees who described Grainger as a “strong company” and... 
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