Grainger’s 2nd-Quarter Sales Increase 9%

July 18, 2018 Grainger’s 2nd-Quarter Sales Increase 9%

W.W. Grainger, Inc. has reported second-quarter sales of US$2.9 billion, an increase of 9.4 percent year-over-year.

Grainger’s reported operating earnings for the quarter were $344 million, up 50 percent versus $229 million in the 2017 second quarter. The company’s earnings per share were $4.16, a 149 percent increase compared to the same time period last year.

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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