Grainger Increases First-Quarter Sales 3%April 22, 2019
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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.
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 www.grainger.com.