Profit for the first half increased 6.4 percent year-over-year.
July 22, 2015
Growth accelerated for ISA members in June.
Profit plummets 67.8 percent to $480 million for the quarter.
The two Safety Source facilities will continue to operate under the Safety Source name during the transition.
Privately owned housing starts also up 9.8 percent compared with May.
The $1.6 billion sale enhances Home Depot's ability to serve facilities maintenance customers.
The motor vehicle and parts subsector recorded the largest decrease.
Apartment and apartment-condominium buildings led increase, rising 12.8 percent.
Total investment falls in seven provinces.
Chemical Associates has 14 locations in the U.S.
Second quarter sales for Essendant increased 1.6 percent year-over-year.