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W.W. Grainger reports higher monthly sales

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Lake Forest, Ill.—Industrial distribution giant W.W. Grainger Inc. reported that its daily sales in May were up 9% compared with May 2003. The company credited an improved economy and “enhanced customer service.” Grainger said its branch-based businesses were also up 9% in sales for the month. Its Lab Safety unit was up 6%, and daily sales on Grainger.com were up 33%.
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