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11/02/18Grainger Names Kathleen Carroll CHRO
CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, announced it has appointed Kathleen S. Carroll as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective December 3, 2018.  Carroll will succeed Joseph High who, as previously announced, retired from Grainger earlier this year. Carroll has more than 25 years of exp... 
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10/31/18Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend
CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) today declared a cash dividend of $1.36 per share payable on Dec. 1, 2018, to shareholders of record on Nov. 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/grainger... 
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10/16/18Grainger Reports Results For The 2018 Third Quarter
Revenue grows 7.4%; 8.2% excluding foreign exchange and impact of hurricanes Quarterly Summary - Reported operating earnings of $189 million, down 32 percent; adjusted operating earnings of $332 million, up 15 percent - Reported operating margin of 6.7 percent, down 380 basis points; adjusted operating margin of 11.7 percent, up 80 basis points - Reported EPS of $1.82, down 35 percent; adjusted EPS of $4.19, up 44 percent CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW)... 
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08/30/18Cromwell Appoints Neil Jowsey Managing Director
Leicester, England, August 30, 2018 – Cromwell, the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions in the UK, and a subsidiary of Grainger, today announced the appointment of Neil Jowsey as Managing Director, effective September 7.Jowsey has deep experience driving profitable growth at both business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) companies. Most recently, he was joint managing director and chief execut... 
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07/25/18Grainger Declares Quarterly Dividend
CHICAGO, July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) today declared a cash dividend of $1.36 per share payable on Sept. 1, 2018, to shareholders of record on Aug. 13, 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-release... 
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07/18/18Grainger Reports Results For The 2018 Second Quarter
Raises Sales Guidance to 5.5% to 8.5% and EPS Guidance to $15.05 to $16.05 Quarterly Summary - Sales of $2.9 billion, up 9.4 percent - Reported operating earnings of $344 million, up 50 percent; adjusted operating earnings of $359 million, up 23 percent - Reported operating margin of 12.0 percent, up 320 basis points; adjusted operating margin of 12.6 percent, up 150 basis points - Reported EPS of $4.16, up 149 percent; adjusted EPS of $4.37, up 59 percent CHICAGO, July 18, 201... 
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07/11/18Grainger Receives High Score on the 2018 Disability Equality Index
For the Second Straight Year, Grainger is Named One of the DEI "Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion" CHICAGO, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, is recognized as a top-scoring company and one of the "Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion" on the 2018 Disability Equality Index® (DEI) for the second straight year. The DEI is a joint ini... 
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06/06/18Grainger Marks 2018 Hurricane Season with Emergency Preparation Tips for Businesses
CHICAGO, June 6, 2018 – Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, marks the start of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season with tips on how businesses can prepare for a potential disaster. The hurricane season – which officially began June 1 and lasts through Nov. 30 – is predicted by Colorado State University hurricane researchers to be slightly above average, following an active 2017 season.... 
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05/30/18Grainger's Head Of Communications And Investor Relations To Retire
Laura Brown Caps Off a Successful Career at Grainger CHICAGO, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced that Laura Brown, Senior Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, will retire from Grainger, effective July 1, 2018. Brown began her very successful Grainger career in 2000, as Vice President, Internet Business Analysis and Suppli... 
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