Chicago, IL - Grainger reported sales results for the month of July 2013. Daily sales increased 4 percent versus July 2012, and included 5 percentage points from volume, 1 percentage point from price and 1 percentage point from acquisitions, partially offset by a 1 percentage point decline from unfavorable foreign exchange, 1 percentage point decline from lower sales of seasonal products and a 1 percentage point decline from the timing of the July 4th holiday in the United States. The month of July 2013 had 22 selling days versus 21 selling days in July 2012. The 2013 third quarter will have 64 selling days, one more than the 2012 third quarter.
|July Daily Sales by Segment2013 v. 2012|
|Canada+2% in local currency||-1%|
|Other Businesses(Primarily Asia, Europe and Latin America)+3% in local currencies||-2%|