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Grainger Sales Down 1 Percent in July

CHICAGOGrainger today reported sales results for the month of July 2015.  Sales declined 1 percent versus July 2014.  Results for the month included a 4 percentage point decline from unfavorable foreign exchange and a 1 percentage point increase from acquisitions.  Sales increased 2 percent on an organic basis, excluding foreign exchange and acquisitions, driven by 3 percentage points from volume, partially offset by a 1 percentage point decline in price. The month of July 2015 had 22 selling days, the same as in July 2014.  The 2015 third quarter will have 64 selling days, the same as the 2014 third quarter.   

July Sales by Segment

2015 v. 2014

United States

+1%

Canada
-4% in local currency

-19%

Other Businesses
+25% in local currencies

 

+8%

 

 

 

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