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W.W. Grainger, Inc. operates as a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies; and other related products and services that are used by businesses and institutions in the United States and Canada. The company provides material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, building and home inspection supplies, and vehicle and fleet components. It also offers inventory management and energy efficiency solutions; various industrial and safety supplies; tools, fasteners, instruments, welding, and shop equipment; and safety footwear, supplies, and services, as well as distributes metalworking products, production supplies, and MRO materials. The company sells private label brands under its registered trademarks, such as DAYTON, SPEEDAIRE, AIR HANDLER, TOUGH GUY, WESTWARD, CONDOR, and LUMAPRO; and offers its products through various branches, sales and service representatives, catalogs, and distribution centers, as well as through online Websites. It serves small and medium-sized businesses, large corporations, government entities, and other institutions. The company also operates in the Europe, Asia, Latin America, and internationally. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.

ww grainger inc (GWW) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $623.8K
Senior Vice President and Group President of ...
Total Annual Compensation: $595.6K
Senior Vice President and Group President of ...
Total Annual Compensation: $582.4K
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $622.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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Grainger Announces Sales Results for the Month of January 2015

Grainger announced sales results for the month of January 2015. The company reported sales results for the month of January 2015. Daily sales increased 3% versus January 2014. Excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange, organic sales increased 4% on a daily basis driven by 4 percentage points from volume and a 2 percentage point benefit from favorable comparability to the business disruptions in January 2014 due to the extreme weather. This increase was partially offset by a 2 percentage point decline from lower sales of seasonal products.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. - Pre Recorded Sales/ Trading Statement Call

W.W. Grainger, Inc. - Pre Recorded Sales/ Trading Statement Call

W.W. Grainger, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on March 1, 2015

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.


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