Grainger Sales Down 3% in November

U.S. segment sales were down 3 percent year-over-year.

Grainger (NYSE: GWW), Chicago, IL, reported daily sales for November were down 3 percent compared to the same period a year ago. Results for the month included a 1 percentage point decrease in volume, a 1 percent decline in price and a 1 percentage point decline from lower sales of seasonal products.  

U.S. segment sales were down 3 percent year-over-year and Canadian segment sales were down 17 percent, and in local currency sales were also down 17 percent. Other businesses segment sales increased 6 percent compared to November 2015, but were down 7 percent in local currency.

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