W.W. Grainger reported today that its daily sales for May increased 16 percent versus May 2009. By segment, daily sales in the U.S. increased 10 percent. .Sales in Canada increased 23 percent. Results for the month included a 5-percentage point positive contribution from acquisitions and a 2-percentage point contribution from foreign exchange.
Excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange, daily sales for the company increased 9 percent.