Grainger Increases First-Quarter Sales 3%

April 22, 2019 Grainger Increases First-Quarter Sales 3%

W.W. Grainger, Inc. has reported first-quarter sales of US$2.8 billion, an increase of 3 percent year-over-year.

Grainger’s reported operating earnings for the quarter were $363 million, up 8 percent compared to the same time period last year. The company’s earnings per share were $4.48, a 10 percent increase from the first quarter of 2018.

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W.W. Grainger, Inc. is a broad-line supplier of maintenance, repair, and operating products serving businesses and institutions in North America. It has an expanding presence in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. For more information, visit