This excerpt taken from the GWW 8-K filed Aug 14, 2006.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On August 14, 2006 the Company issued a monthly "Grainger Update" in which, among other things, the Company repeated its projected earnings per share of $4.00 to $4.15 for 2006. A copy of the "Grainger Update" is attached as Exhibit 99 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.