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Grainger reports increased sales

March 14, 2012

CHICAGO — On Monday, W.W. Grainger Inc. said their February sales rose 18 percent, according to CBS Money Watch.

The increase is due in part to contributions from recent acquisitions, the article stated.

According to the article, acquisitions added five percentage points to sales.

The Chicago company said higher prices added three percentage points to sales; volumes rose, although Grainger said sales of seasonal products fell, the article noted.

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