OLD RULES ARE OBSOLETE ! Time to sell real estate Get rid of printed catalogs Focus on US CANADA MEXICO STOP BEING DISLOYAL TO WORKERS Acquire / merge /consolidated with other BEST IN CLASS distributers in MRO,Auto Parts & other sectors to build a 21... read more
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It is starting to show how painfully behind GWW is in the digital revolution Loosing market share at a accelerated rate they are more focused on managing the decline and keeping the stock prop up
Blockbuster Video PanAm Amoco Woolworth Oldsmobile Borders Here is how this story ends... the CEO and his team will jump out (or be pushed out)of this burning aircraft with their golden parachutes and bag of unrealistic processes written by outside... read more
They are laying off 850 people so they can hire 2-300 more for lower pay... They want to get rid of all who have profit sharing. The new hires are only getting 401k. This new stupid so called pricing strategy is a joke. How long did you think it... read more
our MRO purchasing is under intense review. New VP ( a kid ) wants LOWEST COST NO EXCUSES Jeff Bezo has given us unbelievable pricing I will miss the Masters & relationships but my job is more important Sorry Grainger National Account Customer
Oh -Top 1% is safe! 😄😃Rumor has it they are averaging $4000. -an-hour- 😀for the really tough job they have screwing you - 😜the other 99% Bet they cannot look you in the eye 😎😎😎 Your only hope is to revolt😡 & get a union like the TEAMSTERS ❤️to... read more
Redundancies, RIFs, Layoffs, Job Cuts, Surplus, there is a ton of names for pink slips but do you really think that we'll be affected here in Lake Forest.
How's morale at the branches?
GRAINGER is slashing jobs. Focusing more on the bottom line than service.
Sales management to report to headquarters for a meeting mid November? NDAs being signed everywhere over pricing? It feels like all functions in the US are walking the green mile?
Grainger Inc., is shutting down 18 of its Regional Call Center Stores across the US, layoffing hundreds. Plan to open a new National Call Center in Arizona.
Did anyone land good jobs? How does it compare?
Grainger was once an empire, until these companies like Fasten, Amazon, Uline, are all getting ahead of this company. The door to door Era is going to vanish soon, and the tech savy companies will surpass the old Grainger. Expect their stock to begin... read more
The online model is moving towards Zoro and Grainger Tech (the secret website that is being worked on) . Grainger.com is being used just to keep the good ol boy network that shops at Grainger afloat.
WOW. Saw article ETF 's with largest GWW exposure are selling Is management communicating strategy to troops or just staying in penthouse out of sight? It's time like this we find out just how good our leaders are .
LOOK OUT ---- stock about to break 200day moving average Top 1 % insider sells shows a lack of confidence they can turn things around Good old boys. --Board seems to not be aware or lack the balls to get involved Sad to watch !
HUGE drop in sales. HUGE drop in share value. Less sales + decreased margins + drop in share value / share buyback = huge cost cutting and/or layoffs. The current/former employees of Grainger (if they hold stock in the company) don't hold nearly the... read more
Has anyone heard anything on DC936 located in Roanoke? People are looking for jobs hardcore and people are moving departments. Word on the street day shift manager is not doing well with employees telling all they need to stay until all work is off... read more
STOP BITCHING &DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT YOU WANT TO GET RID OF RYAN LET THE BOARD KNOW IF THE BOARD GOT HUNDREDS OR BETTER YET THOUSANDS OF LETTERS FROM EMPLOYEES PAST OR PRESENT MANY OF WHICH WERE STOCKHOLDERS YOUR VOICE WILL BE HEARD MIGHT EVEN SEND... read more
Which branches are closing? The stock buy back is clearly propping up the stock price... When is Ryan going to get fired? Just turn this company into McMaster/Amazon Supply and get it over with. Talk about a slow death... It's agonizing at this... read more
How much is enough???
Jimbo keeps his job as EVERYBODY else gets fired... YET, the stock has gone NOWHERE. Wait, it's DECLINED! That's the result of cutting the PST, moving jobs to Panama, getting rid of TSR's for FAR's, etc? Oh, the newest great idea.... a... read more
Does anyone know how much stock Jim Ryan has sold in the last 2 yrs & how much he still owns Amount of $20-30 million seems seems unreal
RUMOR Outside Search firm specializing in EX Digital tech talent looking for Ryan's replacement HR is not involved Board wants young tech savvy OUTSIDER Who can turn things around They are talking to Senior executives at MRO Integrators,Google,EBay... read more
Ryan is going to be ask to leave. Things are a mess Just hope they go outside for change agent
Check insider trades Ryan has been selling a tremendous amount of his GWW
Confidential source says it is going to get real ugly strategic plan is to move Corp office to UK in 2018 Trimming of workforce will accelerate in 3 qtr 2016 - more outsourced ,part-timers and contract workers Closing of 200 -300 branches in 2017... read more