The manufacturer recorded a loss of $52.3 million for the quarter.
Day: October 24, 2013
Parent company USG Corp. saw sales growth of 12 percent in the quarter.
Store in Idaho Falls will be the company's third Idaho location.
Currency impact decreased net sales by 4.3 percent.
Deal expands McKesson's reach to Europe and results in a more than $150B company.
Pricing improvements were more than offset by reductions in volume.
Tons sold were up 31.3 percent year-over-year.
The strong Swedish krona adversely affected earnings.
Nine-month sales increased 33 percent.
Organic sales increased 6 percent in the quarter.
Industrial segment sales fell 4 percent from the prior year quarter.
Grainger's app now allows customers to send photos of a product to a customer service rep they are chatting with.
The year-over-year increase was the first in nine quarters.
Organic local-currency sales grew 5.8 percent.
Growth was driven by strong results in data communications and utility.
Customers are pushing liability for faulty products up the supply chain.
Distribution Solutions sales grew 11 percent in the quarter for McKesson.
Profit for the electronics distributor climbed 20 percent.
Sales decreased in all four segments.
Material Handling Segment sales were down from the prior year.