North American buying group AD, Wayne, PA, reported sales for all AD members, across 12 AD divisions and countries, grew by 13 percent in the first half of 2018 to $20.1 billion.
On a same store basis, by industry, electrical sales were up 9 percent; PHCP sales were up 13 percent; industrial/PT sales were up 12 percent; and building materials sales were up 7 percent. By country, same store sales grew in the U.S. by 11 percent, Canadian sales were up by 10 percent and Mexico sales grew by 12 percent.
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