Chicago, IL - Grainger reported sales results for the month of February 2013. Daily sales increased 6 percent versus February 2012, and included 4 percentage points from volume, 2 percentage points from price and 1 percentage point from acquisitions, partially offset by a 1 percentage point decline from foreign exchange. The month of February 2013 had 20 selling days versus 21 selling days in February 2012. The 2013 first quarter will have 63 selling days, one less than the 64 selling days in the 2012 first quarter.
|February Daily Sales by Segment2013 v. 2012|
|Canada+8% in local currency||+6%|
|Other Businesses(Primarily Asia, Europe and Latin America)+13% in local currencies||+7%|