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01/27/16Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend
CHICAGO, Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. declared a cash dividend of $1.17 per share payable on March 1, 2016, to shareholders of record on February 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.prnewswire.com/news-r... 
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01/26/16Grainger Reports Results For Year Ended December 31, 2015
Reports Fourth Quarter EPS of $2.30; $2.49 Adjusted Reiterates 2016 Sales and EPS Guidance 2015 Highlights - Sales of $10 billion - EPS of $11.58, up 1 percent - Cash flow from operations of $1.0 billion - Share repurchases of $1.4 billion - Cash returned to shareholders of $1.7 billion CHICAGO, Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported results for the year ended December 31, 2015.  Sales of $10 billion were flat versus 2014.  Reported net earnings... 
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12/17/15Grainger Shares List Of 10 Safety Questions Commonly Asked In 2015
Grainger Safety Specialists Answer More Than 120,000 Questions During the Year CHICAGO, Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced its list of 10 Safety Questions Commonly Asked in 2015.  During the course of the year, customers nationwide contact Grainger Technical Product Specialists to help answer questions on key safety issues. From the more... 
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12/11/15Grainger Reports November 2015 Sales Results
CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported daily sales results for the month of November 2015. Company daily sales declined 2 percent in November of 2015 versus November of 2014. The sales performance included a 4 percentage point contribution from Cromwell Group (Holdings) Limited, acquired September 1, 2015, and a 3 percentage point reduction from foreign exchange. Excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange, organic daily sales declined 3 percent driven by a 1 ... 
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12/02/15Grainger Earns Top Marks in 2016 Corporate Equality Index
For the Second Year in a Row, Grainger Receives Score of 100 Percent CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced that it earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI).  This marks the second consecutive year that Grainger achieved a perfect score on this ranking. The CEI is a national benchmarking survey ... 
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11/23/15Grainger To Present At Credit Suisse 3rd Annual Industrials Conference
CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ron Jadin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 3rd Annual Industrials Conference in Palm Beach, FL, on Wednesday, December 2, 2015.  The audio webcast of the event, scheduled for 10:30 a.m. EST, will be available for 30 days at the following web site, www.grainger.com/investor.  The presentation slides will be posted in the News and Events section of the web site.  About Grainger W.W. Grainger, Inc., wit... 
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11/12/15Grainger Reports October 2015 Sales Results
CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW) today reported daily sales results for the month of October 2015.  Company daily sales declined 1 percent in October of 2015 versus October of 2014.  The sales performance included 4 percentage points from Cromwell Group (Holdings) Limited, acquired September 1, 2015 and a 3 percentage point reduction from foreign exchange.  Excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange, organic daily sales declined 2 percent driven by a 1 percentage poin... 
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11/12/15Grainger Provides Outlook At Analyst Meeting
Reiterates 2015 guidance and issues 2016 EPS guidance of $10.80 to $13.00 CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today held its Annual Analyst Meeting in Lake Forest, Illinois.  Jim Ryan, Grainger Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, hosted the event.  The meeting also included presentations from other Grainger leaders. "We serve the nee... 
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11/10/15Grainger To Host Annual Analyst Meeting
CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products serving businesses and institutions, will host its Annual Analyst Meeting on Thursday, November 12th, 2015, in Lake Forest, Illinois.  Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Ryan will host the event.  The meeting will also include presentations from the following leaders: DG Macpherson, Chief Operating Officer David Rawlinson, Vice Presid... 
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