Grainger's October Sales Rise 11% Compared To last Year

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Grainger recently reported sales results for the month of October 2010. Daily sales increased 11 percent versus October 2009. Results for the month included a 1 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 9 percent.

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Grainger recently reported sales results for the month of October 2010. Daily sales increased 11 percent versus October 2009.

Results for the month included a 1 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 9 percent.

October had 21 selling days in 2010 and 22 in 2009. The 2010 fourth quarter will have 63 selling days compared to 64 in the 2009 fourth quarter.

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