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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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09/07/16Grainger 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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08/24/16Grainger Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of its Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship Program by Offering Special Grants
Community College Partners with Most Scholarship Recipients Receive Grants CHICAGO, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced it awarded special one-time grants to the six community colleges most active in the Grainger Tools for Tomorrow® scholarship program.  Grant awards were based on the top three community colleges with the most students earnin... 
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08/11/16Grainger Reports July 2016 Sales Results
CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported sales results for the month of July 2016.  Company daily sales increased 3 percent in July of 2016 versus July of 2015.  The sales growth included a 4 percentage point contribution from Cromwell Group (Holdings) Limited, acquired September 1, 2015.  Excluding acquisitions, organic daily sales were down 1 percent, driven by a 1 percentage point decline in price and flat volume.  The month of July 2016 had 20 selling days, ... 
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08/08/16Grainger Announces Next Step In CEO Succession Process
DG Macpherson Becomes Fifth CEO In Company History Jim Ryan To Continue As Chairman Of The Board CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Ryan, Chairman, President and CEO of Grainger (NYSE:GWW), today announced that the Board of Directors approved his nomination of DG Macpherson, currently Chief Operating Officer, to become Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors effective October 1, 2016.  This is the penultimate step in the multiyear succession process and will c... 
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07/27/16Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend
CHICAGO, July 27, 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 September 1, 2016, to shareholders of record on August 8, 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, with operations also in Europe, Asia and Latin America.   To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.p... 
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07/19/16Grainger Reports Results For The 2016 Second Quarter
Revises 2016 Sales and EPS Guidance Quarterly Summary - Sales of $2.6 billion, up 2 percent - Reported EPS of $2.79, down 14 percent - Adjusted EPS of $2.89, down 12 percent CHICAGO, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the 2016 second quarter ended June 30, 2016.  Sales of $2.6 billion increased 2 percent versus $2.5 billion in the second quarter of 2015.  There were 64 selling days in the 2016 second quarter, the same as the 2015 second q... 
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06/13/16Grainger Reports May 2016 Sales Results
CHICAGO, June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported daily sales results for the month of May 2016.  Company daily sales increased 1 percent in May of 2016 versus May of 2015.  The sales growth included a 4 percentage point contribution from Cromwell Group (Holdings) Limited, acquired September 1, 2015.  Excluding acquisitions, organic daily sales were down 3 percent, driven by a 1 percentage point decrease in volume, a 1 percentage point decline in price, and a 1 percentag... 
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