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Dividend Aristocrats in Focus Part 30: WW Grainger

- By Ben Reynolds

W.W. Grainger (GWW) is a prime example of a company that has mastered distribution and supply chain efficiency. It is a global supplier of maintenance, operating and repair (otherwise known as MRO) products. W.W. Grainger's most profitable region is the U.S. and Canada, where the company has more than 700 branches and 34 distribution centers.