Grainger's November Sales Increase 14% Over Last Year

CHICAGO -- Grainger recently reported sales results for the month of November 2010. Daily sales increased 14 percent versus November 2009. Results for the month included a 2-percentage point contribution from acquisitions and a 1-percentage point contribution from foreign exchange. Excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange, daily sales for the company increased 11 percent.

CHICAGO -- Grainger recently reported sales results for the month of November 2010. Daily sales increased 14 percent versus November 2009. Results for the month included a 2-percentage point contribution from acquisitions and a 1-percentage point contribution from foreign exchange. Excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange, daily sales for the company increased 11 percent. November had 21 selling days in 2010 and 20 in 2009. The 2010 fourth quarter will have 63 selling days compared to 64 in the 2009 fourth quarter.

November Daily Sales by Segment2010 v. 2009

  • United States -  +10%
  • Canada +23%, in local currency +28%
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