Grainger Increases 1st-Quarter Sales

April 20, 2017 Grainger Increases 1st-Quarter Sales

W.W. Grainger, Inc. has reported first-quarter sales of US$2.5 billion, an increase of 1 percent year-over-year.

Grainger’s U.S. sales, which account for the majority of the company’s total revenue, declined slightly (1 percent) to $1.95 billion. Sales in the company’s Canada division increased 4 percent while the company’s Other Businesses segment, which includes its operations in Asia, Europe, and Latin America, saw sales increase 12 percent compared to the same time period last year.

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W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2015 sales of US$10 billion, is a broad-line supplier of maintenance, repair, and operating products serving businesses and institutions in North America with an expanding presence in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. For more information, visit