GWW


Line plots across dimensions of each concept
Tables

Table of contents



us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold

us-gaap:GrossProfit

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:NonoperatingIncomeExpense

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

us-gaap:ProfitLoss
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:Assets
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent

us-gaap:InventoryNet

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet

us-gaap:Goodwill
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill
us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:LongTermDebtCurrent

us-gaap:AccruedIncomeTaxesCurrent
us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LongTermDebt
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:LongTermDebtNoncurrent

us-gaap:MinorityInterest

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValue

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInInventories

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt

us-gaap:PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents

gww:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationTaxBenefitrelatedtoInternationalBusinessAmount
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
gww:PercentageOfCompanyWideRevenue

gww:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage
us-gaap:MajorCustomers
us-gaap:MajorCustomers, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

gww:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentageOfCompanyWideRevenue
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:AdjustmentsNoncashItemsToReconcileNetIncomeLossToCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalShareBasedCompensationEmployeeStockPurchaseProgramRequisiteServicePeriodRecognition
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AssetImpairmentCharges

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect

us-gaap:CommonStockDividendsPerShareCashPaid

us-gaap:DepreciationAndAmortization

us-gaap:DividendsCommonStockCash
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashAndCashEquivalents

us-gaap:GainLossOnDispositionOfAssets1

us-gaap:GoodwillForeignCurrencyTranslationGainLoss
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:GoodwillImpairmentLoss
us-gaap:StatementGeographical
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType
us-gaap:ImpairmentOfLongLivedAssetsHeldForUse

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationChangeInDeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationForeignIncomeTaxRateDifferential

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationIncomeTaxExpenseBenefitAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseImpairmentLosses

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationOtherAdjustments

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationRepatriationOfForeignEarnings

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationStateAndLocalIncomeTaxes

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationTaxContingencies

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableTrade

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedIncomeTaxesPayable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOperatingCapital

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherAccruedLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets

us-gaap:InterestIncomeExpenseNet
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationGainLossArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationAfterTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansTax

us-gaap:OtherIncomeTaxExpenseBenefitContinuingOperations

us-gaap:OtherOperatingActivitiesCashFlowStatement

us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividendsCommonStock

us-gaap:PaymentsRelatedToTaxWithholdingForShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:ProceedsFromLinesOfCredit
us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:ProceedsFromPaymentsForOtherFinancingActivities

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:ProceedsFromStockOptionsExercised

us-gaap:ProvisionForDoubtfulAccounts

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLinesOfCredit
us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:RestructuringCosts

us-gaap:StockRepurchasedDuringPeriodValue
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

gww:ContractWithCustomerSalesIncentiveLiability

gww:DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscountPremiumAndDebtIssuanceCostsNetFairValue

gww:LongTermDebtCurrentMaturitiesFairValueDisclosure

gww:LongTermDebtExcludingCurrentMaturitiesFairValueDisclosure

gww:LongTermDebtGrossFairValueDisclosure

gww:OtherLongTermDebtFairValueDisclosure

us-gaap:AccountsPayableTradeCurrentAndNoncurrent

us-gaap:AccruedLiabilitiesCurrentAndNoncurrent

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalCommonStock

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableCurrent

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerRefundLiability

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount
us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType, us-gaap:VariableRate
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateEffectivePercentage

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscountPremiumAndDebtIssuanceCostsNet
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxAssetsNet

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxesAndOtherTaxLiabilitiesNoncurrent
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DerivativeNotionalAmount

us-gaap:EmployeeRelatedLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedAmortization
us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass
us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGross

us-gaap:GoodwillImpairedAccumulatedImpairmentLoss
us-gaap:StatementGeographical
us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass
us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsGrossExcludingGoodwill
us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:ShortTermDebtType
us-gaap:LinesOfCreditCurrent
us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LongTermDebtFairValue
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:OtherLongTermDebt

us-gaap:OtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlanLiabilitiesCurrentAndNoncurrent

us-gaap:OtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlanLiabilitiesNoncurrent

us-gaap:PrepaidTaxes
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:RestructuringReserve

us-gaap:ShortTermBorrowings

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:TreasuryStockShares

Tables

  2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
us-gaap:CommonStockValue ██████▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁5555555555555454545454545454545454545454545454545454545454545454545454545454NANANA54NANANA
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding 53NA545555NA565656NA575859NA606162NA656767NA696969NA707070NA707171NA717170NA717273NANANANA
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic 53NA545555NA565656NA575858NA606061NA646667NA686868NA696969NA696970NA696969NA697172NANANANA
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic ▅▃▇██▆▃▇▇▄▄▂▅▁▅▄▅▃▅▅▅▃▅▅▅▃▅▅▅▃▃▄▄▃▄▄▃▃▃▂▂▂▃▁▁3.21.894.274.694.53.711.844.194.092.642.81.682.951.023.072.813.02.322.943.283.112.173.332.973.112.242.993.082.992.212.192.682.632.082.562.392.231.872.11.761.341.291.911.231.27
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted ▅▃▇██▆▃▇▇▄▄▂▅▁▅▄▅▃▅▅▅▃▅▅▅▃▅▅▅▃▃▄▄▃▄▄▃▃▃▂▂▁▃▁▁3.191.884.254.674.483.681.824.164.072.632.791.672.931.013.052.792.982.32.923.253.072.143.32.943.072.22.953.032.942.172.152.632.572.042.512.342.181.832.061.731.311.271.881.211.25
  2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax █▇██▇▇▇▇▇▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▆▆▆▅▅▅▅▅▄▅▅▄▄▄▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▁▁300128472947289327992763283128612766263226352615254124702596256325062478253225222439251025622506238523772398238122802226228122492193207621142003188318261899178316721633158915331465
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems us-gaap:OperatingSegments█▆▇▇▆▆▆▆▅▄▄▄▃▂▄▃▃▂▃▃▂▂▃▂▁3134297830793020291828832947297428772740274127142636256126892647259025592607258825032577262425552426NA243324132305NA23042270NANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,country:US█▆█▇▅▅▆▆▅▃▃▃▂▁▄▃▃▂▄▄▃▃▄▃▁▁▂230721672277222221492117218821752107199120151999195318972028197819661921203920301971199020451992189718711904NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,gww:OtherBusinesses███▇▇▇▇▇▆▆▅▅▅▄▄▄▄▄▂▂▁▂▁▁▁698682673663633621610622588559536526497483481474445434354318297307300298274NA258261247NA254249NANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,gww:UnitedStatesAndCanadaSegments█▂▇▅▂▁▄▅▂243622962406235722852262233723522290NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments country:US█▅▇▆▅▅▆▆▅▂▃▃▂▁▃▃▂▂▄▄▃▃▄▄▂▂▂217420382146209520311998207320621997188419121900185818061936189618831841196619651908192619881943185618331869NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments gww:OtherBusinesses███▇▇▇▇▇▆▆▅▅▅▄▄▄▄▄▂▂▁▂▁▁▁698680672663632620609622587558535525496482480473444433353317296305295298274NA258261247NA254248NANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments gww:UnitedStatesAndCanadaSegments█▂▇▅▂▁▄▅▃230321672275223021672143222222392179NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold █▇█▇▇▇▇▇▇▆▆▆▆▅▆▆▅▅▅▅▄▅▅▅▄▅▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▃▃▃▂▃▃▂▂▂▂▁▁1880176518481772170416971752174916741611161815751521148115561523146114751471144913451456145914251309137013471334124812561287127012191171120111401053106311091036966949929908835
us-gaap:GrossProfit █▇███▇▇██▇▇▇▇▆▇▇▇▆▇▇█▇█▇▇▆▇▇▇▆▆▆▆▅▅▄▄▃▃▃▂▂▁▁▁1121108210991121109510661079111010911021101710391019989103910401045100210611073109310541102108010751006105110461031969993978974905912862829763789747705684659624629
us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense █▇▅▅▅▅▇▅▅▅▅▆▅▆▅▅▅▅▅▄▅▆▅▅▅▅▄▄▄▄▅▄▄▄▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁962901761741732776890766756781736807723815717734727750721716742788717739721749704696688711739664669684609597567551538532522518473471470
us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss ▁▂▇█▇▅▂▇▆▄▅▃▅▂▆▆▆▄▇▇▇▄█▇▇▄▇▇▇▄▄▆▆▃▆▄▄▃▄▃▂▁▂▁▁159181338380363290189343334239281232295174322305317251340356351266385340354256346350343258254314304221303265262211251214182165186153159
 us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss us-gaap:ConsolidationItems us-gaap:OperatingSegments▁▁▇█▇▅▂▇▇▄▄▃▅▁▆▆▆▄▇▇▇▄█▇▇199214373409389324222376372284309270327205352350341290377394385307419383383NA380388371NA290355NANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,country:US▆▄▆█▇▄▅▆▆▃▃▄▄▁▆▆▅▂▇▇▇▆█▇▆▃▆340303343381364305326349356290297312312251342348331276359369366339386365353291342NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,gww:UnitedStatesAndCanadaSegments▄▂▅█▆▁▃▄▄337310343382359295322335337NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense ▂▃▂▃▃█▁▁484772421NA000NA-2-10NA-1-10NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk,us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship,us-gaap:HedgingDesignation us-gaap:CrossCurrencyInterestRateContract,us-gaap:CashFlowHedging,us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument2NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest ▁▂▆█▇▅▂▆▆▃▄▃▅▁▅▅▆▄▆▇▇▄█▇▇142170322366351279171323306207249207270145293282297234319348347261382338351NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:NonoperatingIncomeExpense ▄▆▅▅▆▆▄▄▂▁▁▃▃▂▂▃▄▅▄▇█████-17-11-16-14-12-10-18-20-27-32-31-24-24-28-29-22-19-16-21-8-3-4-2-2-2NA-2-2-1NA-3-3-1NA-2-1-1NA-1-2-1NANANANA
us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit ▁▄▅▆▆▅▅▅▅▄▅▆▆▅▆▆▆▆▇▇▇▇█▇▇-435378948960557566457910087769910310585122123133110149129132NA130126127NA92117113NA11692102NA988381NANANANA
us-gaap:ProfitLoss ▅▃▇██▆▃▇▇▄▄▂▅▁▅▅▅▄▅▆▆▄▇▆▆18511724427226221911524724016117010618268193179191149196225214151233209219NA213220214NA157193189NA184171159NA15112999NANANANA
 us-gaap:ProfitLoss us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:RetainedEarnings173NA233260253NA104237232NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax ▄▄▇██▆▄▆▇▅▇▅▆▁▅▅▇▅▅▇▄▃▅▇▆110123215272256188106192243150231144197-316915623114213723013476166236195NA228186190NA181164207NA113178172NA171108118NANANANA
us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest ▆▆▄█▂▆▂▁█▂▃▂151510177156418687NANANANANANANANANA5-343NA2-1-4NA18-3NA441NA540NANANANA
us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest ▄▄▇█▇▆▄▆▇▅▇▅▆▁▅▅▇▅▅▇▄▃▅▇▆125138225289263203112196261160240152210-1117917124214514323313772163241199NA231184186NA183172204NA117183171NA177112118NANANANA
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Common Stock Value

us-gaap:CommonStockValue



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Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.80.90.90.90.90.90.90.90.90.90.90.90.91.00.90.90.90.90.90.91.11.01.01.01.01.01.01.11.11.11.11.21.21.21.21.31.41.41.51.6

Common Stock Par Or Stated Value Per Share

Common Stock Shares Issued

Common Stock Shares Outstanding

Common Stock Shares Authorized

Weighted Average Number Of Diluted Shares Outstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value53545555565656575859606162656767696969707070707171717170717273
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Weighted Average Number Of Shares Outstanding Basic

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value53545555565656575858606061646667686868696969696970696969697172
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Earnings Per Share Basic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic



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Value3.21.894.274.694.53.711.844.194.092.642.81.682.951.023.072.813.02.322.943.283.112.173.332.973.112.242.993.082.992.212.192.682.632.082.562.392.231.872.11.761.341.291.911.231.27
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Earnings Per Share Diluted

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value3.191.884.254.674.483.681.824.164.072.632.791.672.931.013.052.792.982.32.923.253.072.143.32.943.072.22.953.032.942.172.152.632.572.042.512.342.181.832.061.731.311.271.881.211.25
Percentage of EarningsPerShareDiluted100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Revenue From Contract With Customer Excluding Assessed Tax

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value300128472947289327992763283128612766263226352615254124702596256325062478253225222439251025622506238523772398238122802226228122492193207621142003188318261899178316721633158915331465
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

us-gaap:IntersegmentElimination



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-30
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-4.4-4.6-4.5-4.4-4.3-4.3-4.1-3.9-4.0-4.1-4.0-3.8-3.8-3.7-3.6-3.3-3.3-3.3-2.9-2.6-2.6-2.6-2.4-2.0-1.7-1.5-1.3-1.1-1.0-1.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:IntersegmentElimination100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-30
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax104.4104.6104.5104.4104.3104.3104.1103.9104.0104.1104.0103.8103.8103.7103.6103.3103.3103.3102.9102.6102.6102.6102.4102.0101.7101.5101.3101.1101.0101.0
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:IntersegmentElimination, country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0-0.00.0-0.00.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0-0.00.0-0.00.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:IntersegmentElimination country:CA0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IntersegmentElimination, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value-133-129-131-127-118-119-115-113-110-106-103-98-95-90-92-82-82-80-73-65-63-64-56-49-40-37-34
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-4.4-4.5-4.4-4.4-4.2-4.3-4.1-3.9-4.0-4.1-3.9-3.8-3.7-3.7-3.5-3.2-3.3-3.2-2.9-2.6-2.6-2.6-2.2-2.0-1.7-1.6-1.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-4.4-4.5-4.4-4.4-4.2-4.3-4.1-3.9-4.0-4.1-3.9-3.8-3.7-3.7-3.5-3.2-3.3-3.2-2.9-2.6-2.6-2.6-2.2-2.0-1.7-1.6-1.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:IntersegmentElimination country:US100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IntersegmentElimination, gww:OtherBusinesses



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-30
Value0-2-10-1-1-1000-1-10000-100-10-1-50000000
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.0-0.1-0.00.0-0.0-0.0-0.00.0-0.0-0.0-0.1-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.1-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.1-0.2-0.00.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-0.0
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Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:IntersegmentElimination gww:OtherBusinesses0.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IntersegmentElimination, gww:UnitedStatesAndCanadaSegments



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-133-129-131-127-118-119-115-113-111
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-4.4-4.5-4.4-4.4-4.2-4.3-4.1-3.9-4.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-4.4-4.5-4.4-4.4-4.2-4.3-4.1-3.9-4.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:IntersegmentElimination gww:UnitedStatesAndCanadaSegments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value129129129135136145149177181189188189186181179194178203213239234279278264254271270
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax4.34.54.44.74.95.25.36.26.67.27.17.27.37.36.97.67.18.28.49.59.611.110.910.510.711.411.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax4.34.54.44.74.95.25.36.26.67.27.17.27.37.36.97.67.18.28.49.59.611.110.910.510.711.411.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments country:CA100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value230721672277222221492117218821752107199120151999195318972028197819661921203920301971199020451992189718711904
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax76.976.177.376.876.876.677.376.076.275.676.576.476.976.878.177.278.477.580.580.580.879.379.879.579.578.779.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax76.976.177.376.876.876.677.376.076.275.676.576.476.976.878.177.278.477.580.580.580.879.379.879.579.578.779.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments country:US100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, gww:OtherBusinesses



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-30
Value698682673663633621610622588559536526497483481474445434354318297307300298274258261247254249
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax23.324.022.822.922.622.521.521.721.321.220.420.119.619.618.618.517.817.514.012.612.212.311.711.911.510.811.010.911.211.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax23.324.022.822.922.622.521.521.721.321.220.420.119.619.618.618.517.817.514.012.612.212.311.711.911.510.811.010.911.211.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments gww:OtherBusinesses100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, gww:UnitedStatesAndCanadaSegments



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value243622962406235722852262233723522290
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax81.280.681.681.581.681.982.682.282.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax81.280.681.681.581.681.982.682.282.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments gww:UnitedStatesAndCanadaSegments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value129129129135136145149177181189188189186181179194178203213239234278278264254271270
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax4.34.54.44.74.95.25.36.26.67.27.17.27.37.36.97.67.18.28.49.59.611.110.910.510.711.411.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax4.34.54.44.74.95.25.36.26.67.27.17.27.37.36.97.67.18.28.49.59.611.110.910.510.711.411.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax country:CA100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value217420382146209520311998207320621997188419121900185818061936189618831841196619651908192619881943185618331869
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax72.471.672.872.472.672.373.272.172.271.672.572.773.173.174.674.075.274.377.677.978.276.777.677.677.877.178.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax72.471.672.872.472.672.373.272.172.271.672.572.773.173.174.674.075.274.377.677.978.276.777.677.677.877.178.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax country:US100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

gww:OtherBusinesses



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-30
Value698680672663632620609622587558535525496482480473444433353317296305295298274258261247254248
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax23.323.922.822.922.622.421.521.721.221.220.320.119.519.518.518.517.717.514.012.612.212.211.511.911.510.811.010.911.211.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax23.323.922.822.922.622.421.521.721.221.220.320.119.519.518.518.517.717.514.012.612.212.211.511.911.510.811.010.911.211.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax gww:OtherBusinesses100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

gww:UnitedStatesAndCanadaSegments



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value230321672275223021672143222222392179
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax76.776.177.277.177.477.678.578.378.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax76.776.177.277.177.477.678.578.378.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax gww:UnitedStatesAndCanadaSegments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Sales Revenue Net

Cost Of Goods And Services Sold

us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value1880176518481772170416971752174916741611161815751521148115561523146114751471144913451456145914251309137013471334124812561287127012191171120111401053106311091036966949929908835
Percentage of CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax62.662.062.761.360.961.461.961.160.561.261.460.259.959.960.059.458.359.658.157.455.258.057.056.954.957.756.256.054.856.456.456.555.656.456.856.956.058.258.458.157.858.158.559.257.0

Gross Profit

us-gaap:GrossProfit



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value1121108210991121109510661079111010911021101710391019989103910401045100210611073109310541102108010751006105110461031969993978974905912862829763789747705684659624629
Percentage of GrossProfit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax37.438.037.338.739.138.638.138.839.538.838.639.840.140.140.040.641.740.441.942.644.842.043.043.145.142.343.844.045.243.643.643.544.443.643.243.144.041.841.641.942.241.941.540.843.0

Selling General And Administrative Expense

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value962901761741732776890766756781736807723815717734727750721716742788717739721749704696688711739664669684609597567551538532522518473471470
Percentage of SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax32.131.625.825.626.228.131.426.827.429.727.930.928.533.027.628.629.030.328.528.430.431.428.029.530.231.529.429.330.231.932.429.530.532.928.829.830.130.228.329.831.331.829.830.732.1

Operating Income Loss

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value159181338380363290189343334239281232295174322305317251340356351266385340354256346350343258254314304221303265262211251214182165186153159
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.36.411.513.113.010.56.712.012.19.110.78.911.67.112.411.912.710.213.514.114.410.615.013.614.910.814.514.715.111.611.114.013.910.714.313.213.911.613.212.010.910.111.710.010.9

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

srt:ConsolidationEliminations



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value-40-33-35-29-26-35-34-32
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss-25.2-18.2-10.4-7.6-7.2-12.1-18.0-9.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-1.3-1.2-1.2-1.0-0.9-1.3-1.2-1.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax srt:ConsolidationEliminations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-30
Value199214373409389324222376372284309270327205352350341290377394385307419383383380388371290355
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss125.2118.2110.4107.6107.2112.0117.6109.6111.3118.7110.2116.5110.7118.1109.2114.8107.6115.5110.7110.5109.6115.4108.7112.6108.2109.7111.1108.4114.1113.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.67.512.714.113.911.87.913.213.510.811.810.312.98.313.613.713.611.714.915.615.812.316.415.316.115.916.316.312.715.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments6.37.212.113.513.311.37.512.713.010.411.310.012.48.013.113.313.211.414.515.215.411.916.015.015.815.616.116.112.615.7

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value-3701-5-11-4-13-20-17-14-27-16-10-15-27-124399192719212631
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss-1.93.90.00.3-1.4-3.8-2.1-4.0-6.0-7.1-5.3-11.9-5.7-5.8-4.7-9.1-3.91.91.12.72.77.47.15.66.010.49.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.10.20.00.0-0.2-0.4-0.1-0.5-0.7-0.6-0.6-1.1-0.7-0.4-0.6-1.1-0.50.20.10.40.40.81.10.80.91.11.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments country:CA-2.35.40.00.7-3.7-7.7-2.7-7.7-11.1-9.0-8.0-14.7-9.0-5.6-8.4-14.3-6.92.41.74.04.07.09.97.38.49.911.7

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value340303343381364305326349356290297312312251342348331276359369366339386365353291342
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss213.8167.4101.5100.3100.3105.3172.5101.7106.5121.1105.9134.6105.7144.4106.2114.2104.7109.9105.5103.6104.2127.2100.3107.199.8113.798.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax11.310.611.613.213.011.111.512.212.911.011.311.912.310.213.213.613.211.214.214.615.013.515.114.614.812.314.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments country:US14.714.015.117.116.914.414.916.116.914.614.815.616.013.316.917.616.914.417.618.218.617.018.918.318.615.618.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, gww:OtherBusinesses



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-30
Value-138-9630273030-9940361126-1431-35242921914159-505086128811
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss-86.8-53.08.97.18.310.5-52.811.910.94.89.6-6.110.7-20.57.79.76.93.64.24.22.7-19.11.3-0.12.41.83.72.43.53.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-4.6-3.41.00.91.11.1-3.51.41.30.41.0-0.51.2-1.41.01.20.90.40.60.60.4-2.00.2-0.00.40.30.50.40.40.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments gww:OtherBusinesses-19.8-14.14.54.14.74.9-16.46.66.22.05.0-2.76.3-7.45.26.34.92.14.04.83.2-16.61.7-0.23.12.44.93.33.44.5

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, gww:UnitedStatesAndCanadaSegments



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value337310343382359295322335337
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss211.9171.3101.5100.598.9101.7170.397.4100.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax11.210.911.613.212.810.711.411.712.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OperatingSegments gww:UnitedStatesAndCanadaSegments13.813.514.316.215.713.013.814.214.7

Interest Expense

Other Nonoperating Income Expense

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302015-12-312015-09-302015-06-30
Value484772421000-2-10-1-10
Percentage of OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.10.30.10.20.30.90.10.00.00.00.0-0.1-0.0-0.0-0.1-0.10.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:CrossCurrencyInterestRateContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-31
Value2
Percentage of OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense50.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:CrossCurrencyInterestRateContract us-gaap:CashFlowHedging us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument0.0

us-gaap:InterestRateSwap, us-gaap:FairValueHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-31
Value0.0
Percentage of OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense0.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:InterestRateSwap us-gaap:FairValueHedging us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument0.0

us-gaap:OtherContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-31
Value-2
Percentage of OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense-50.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OtherContract us-gaap:CashFlowHedging us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument0.0

us-gaap:OtherContract, us-gaap:FairValueHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-31
Value0.0
Percentage of OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense0.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:OtherContract us-gaap:FairValueHedging us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument0.0

Other Comprehensive Income Loss Foreign Currency Transaction And Translation Adjustment Net Of Tax

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Extraordinary Items Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-31
Value142170322366351279171323306207249207270145293282297234319348347261382338351
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax4.76.010.912.712.510.16.011.311.17.99.57.910.75.911.311.011.99.512.613.814.210.414.913.514.7

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Domestic

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Foreign

Nonoperating Income Expense

us-gaap:NonoperatingIncomeExpense



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value-17-11-16-14-12-10-18-20-27-32-31-24-24-28-29-22-19-16-21-8-3-4-2-2-2-2-2-1-3-3-1-2-1-1-1-2-1
Percentage of NonoperatingIncomeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.6-0.4-0.5-0.5-0.4-0.4-0.6-0.7-1.0-1.2-1.2-1.0-1.0-1.2-1.1-0.9-0.8-0.7-0.8-0.3-0.1-0.2-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.2-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.1

Income Tax Expense Benefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value-4353789489605575664579100877699103105851221231331101491291321301261279211711311692102988381
Percentage of IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-1.41.92.63.23.22.22.02.62.41.73.03.83.53.13.84.04.23.54.84.95.54.45.85.25.65.55.35.64.15.25.25.54.65.45.24.74.9

Income Taxes Paid Net

Profit Loss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value1851172442722622191152472401611701061826819317919114919622521415123320921921322021415719318918417115915112999
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.24.18.39.49.47.94.18.78.76.16.54.17.22.87.47.07.66.07.88.98.86.09.18.39.28.99.39.46.98.68.68.78.68.48.07.35.9

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value121112911119
Percentage of ProfitLoss6.54.54.43.49.64.43.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.40.40.40.30.40.40.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value173233260253104237232
Percentage of ProfitLoss93.595.595.696.690.495.796.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.87.99.09.03.78.38.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value110123215272256188106192243150231144197-316915623114213723013476166236195228186190181164207113178172171108118
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax3.74.37.39.49.16.83.86.78.85.78.85.57.8-0.16.56.19.25.75.49.15.53.16.59.58.29.57.88.38.07.39.55.38.99.19.16.17.1

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value1515101771564186875-3432-1-418-3441540
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.50.50.30.60.30.60.20.20.70.20.30.30.2-0.10.20.20.1-0.1-0.20.10.4-0.10.20.20.10.30.20.0

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax Including Portion Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value125138225289263203112196261160240152210-1117917124214514323313772163241199231184186183172204117183171177112118
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax4.24.87.610.09.47.44.06.99.56.19.15.88.3-0.56.96.79.75.95.69.35.62.96.49.68.49.77.88.28.07.79.35.69.19.19.36.37.1

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value173103233260253209104236231151162971746018517218614519222021114823020521615621021721115615519018714818216915713215012999971449296
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.83.67.99.09.07.63.78.38.45.76.13.76.92.57.26.77.45.97.68.78.65.99.08.29.16.68.89.19.37.06.88.58.57.18.68.58.47.27.97.25.95.99.16.06.6

Net Income Loss Available To Common Stockholders Basic

Net Income Loss Available To Common Stockholders Diluted

Net Income Loss Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value121411129101010910898776434432232232221111000
Percentage of NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.40.50.40.40.30.40.40.40.30.40.30.30.30.30.30.30.20.20.20.20.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.00.00.0

Assets

us-gaap:Assets



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value7177600559225992601458735932590459025804582558615782569458855964596458575807582652105284532653115234526652515030501350144983476147514716455042003933390437263515
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

srt:ConsolidationEliminations



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312017-12-31
Value1398161103108310182
Percentage of Assets19.52.71.71.85.33.1
Percentage of Assets19.52.71.71.85.33.1
Percentage of Assets srt:ConsolidationEliminations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItems



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302012-12-312011-12-31
Value276730033016308730512879225124392494242824552509248424642652269027182624248420692025211320572162210421182053190719671749
Percentage of Assets38.650.050.951.550.749.038.041.342.341.842.242.843.043.345.145.145.644.842.835.538.940.038.640.740.240.239.137.939.237.1
Percentage of Assets38.650.050.951.550.749.038.041.342.341.842.242.843.043.345.145.145.644.842.835.538.940.038.640.740.240.239.137.939.237.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:MaterialReconcilingItems100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302012-12-312011-12-31
Value301228412803279727592684340133633284319332043186313430553099312131163015305228942919292129372890281927962730268626192513
Percentage of Assets42.047.347.346.745.945.757.357.055.655.055.054.454.253.752.752.352.251.552.649.756.055.355.154.453.953.152.053.452.253.3
Percentage of Assets42.047.347.346.745.945.757.357.055.655.055.054.454.253.752.752.352.251.552.649.756.055.355.154.453.953.152.053.452.253.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-31
Value167173166172184188278286317394392387
Percentage of Assets2.32.92.82.93.13.24.85.05.47.57.47.7
Percentage of Assets2.32.92.82.93.13.24.85.05.47.57.47.7
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments country:CA100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-31
Value284526682637262525752496230922752191218120451884
Percentage of Assets39.644.444.543.842.842.539.840.037.441.338.837.6
Percentage of Assets39.644.444.543.842.842.539.840.037.441.338.837.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments country:US100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Liabilities And Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value7177600559225992601458735932590459025804582558615782569458855964596458575807582652105284532653115234526652515030501350144983476147514716455042003933390437263515
Percentage of LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value1810185518711923197119211937189417701690176717231794179720422133226722662361302031323209339633643248325032883164312830232867279427812628253824882316220521632033
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets25.230.931.632.132.832.732.732.130.029.130.329.431.031.634.735.838.038.740.751.860.160.763.863.362.161.762.662.962.460.357.558.758.555.755.859.258.956.558.157.9

Assets Current

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value4914355533963456350835573583337333073205317531863096302031293190313830483104352329462967304330302995304430492962292329002874269827062694257725062261223821312144
Percentage of AssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets68.559.257.357.758.360.660.457.156.055.254.554.453.553.053.253.552.652.053.560.556.556.257.157.157.257.858.158.958.357.857.756.757.057.156.659.757.557.357.261.0

Cash And Cash Equivalents At Carrying Value

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value1492360286315392538516312302326284275238274285315279290258819243226319331375430539488485452420249338335360465334313286388548459396113
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets20.86.04.85.36.59.28.75.35.15.64.94.74.14.84.95.34.75.04.414.14.74.36.06.27.28.210.39.79.79.08.45.27.17.17.911.18.58.00.00.00.012.311.30.0

Accounts Receivable Net Current

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value1613142514951503148513851481146214281325137313691325122313261310130412091291119711981172123411771159110110821075103194010221015977888944870809762624589
Percentage of AccountsReceivableNetCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets22.523.725.225.124.723.625.024.824.222.823.623.422.921.522.522.021.920.722.220.623.022.223.222.222.220.920.621.420.618.720.521.320.618.820.820.720.619.516.816.8

Inventory Net

us-gaap:InventoryNet



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value161516551520153515231541147314641434142913911397138814061381141814201414136713021328135613061317126613051256122112301301126912651244126811149969819918891009
Percentage of InventoryNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets22.527.625.725.625.326.224.824.824.324.623.923.824.024.723.523.823.824.123.522.425.525.724.524.824.224.823.924.324.526.025.526.626.226.924.523.724.925.423.928.7

Inventory L I F O Reserve

Prepaid Expense And Other Assets Current

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302012-12-31
Value129104869210283931061168684106110819110310285839510010297112121115106109110
Percentage of PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.81.71.51.51.71.41.61.82.01.51.51.81.91.41.61.71.71.51.41.61.91.91.82.12.32.22.02.22.2

Land

Noncurrent Assets

Property Plant And Equipment Gross

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value3478349334513424348134413441342634393444344134103396341134213385340733703283315030983115300129572886294128392791277827602680263226062565248924452403237722662131
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets48.558.258.357.157.958.658.058.058.359.359.158.258.759.958.156.857.157.556.554.159.559.056.455.755.155.854.155.555.455.053.855.354.954.454.758.261.160.960.860.6

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

gww:FurnitureFixturesMachineryandEquipment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value183318321799177418201785178117511753
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross52.752.452.151.852.351.951.851.150.9
Percentage of Assets25.530.530.429.630.330.430.029.730.2
Percentage of Assets gww:FurnitureFixturesMachineryandEquipment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovements



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value131613291329133213431338133913351342
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross37.838.038.538.938.638.938.939.039.0
Percentage of Assets18.322.122.422.222.322.822.622.623.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovements0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:Land



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value329332323318318318319339348
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross9.59.59.49.39.19.29.39.910.1
Percentage of Assets4.65.55.55.35.35.45.45.76.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:Land0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Accumulated Depreciation Depletion And Amortization Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value2121209320672044212320892092206620692052204520181985199019841966196519391910182517921790174217081675173217031672164516151587155515341505148114641438141413131201
Percentage of AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets29.634.934.934.135.335.635.335.035.135.435.134.434.335.033.733.033.033.132.931.334.433.932.732.232.032.932.433.232.832.231.932.732.331.932.634.936.636.235.234.2

Property Plant And Equipment Net

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value13571400138413801358135213481359137013911395139214101420143614181442143113721324130613241259124912101208113611181133114410931077107110601007981965963953930
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets18.923.323.423.022.623.022.723.023.224.024.023.724.425.024.423.824.224.423.622.725.125.123.623.523.122.921.622.222.622.821.922.622.622.522.123.424.524.725.626.5

Investments In Affiliates Subsidiaries Associates And Joint Ventures

Goodwill

us-gaap:Goodwill



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value361429425429425424429535549543543536533527594590595582678486481506540554522525568513521543526523514509546394390387351213233
Percentage of Goodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets5.07.17.27.27.17.27.29.19.39.49.39.29.29.310.19.910.09.911.78.49.29.610.110.410.010.010.810.210.410.810.611.010.810.812.09.49.99.99.46.10.0

us-gaap:StatementGeographical

country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value116126123125123120127130122118141144
Percentage of Goodwill32.129.428.929.128.928.329.624.023.220.427.927.5
Percentage of Assets1.62.12.12.12.02.02.12.22.12.02.72.7
Percentage of Assets country:CA0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value192192192192192192191191202202202180
Percentage of Goodwill53.244.845.244.845.245.344.635.238.334.739.934.4
Percentage of Assets2.73.23.23.23.23.33.23.33.53.43.83.4
Percentage of Assets country:US0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

gww:OtherBusinesses



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value53111110112110112111221202261163200
Percentage of Goodwill14.725.925.926.125.926.425.940.838.545.032.338.1
Percentage of Assets0.71.81.91.91.81.91.93.83.64.53.13.8
Percentage of Assets gww:OtherBusinesses0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Intangible Assets Net Excluding Goodwill

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value22630442243744646047953357056958259258758642043745846326330312214512720
Percentage of IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets3.15.17.17.37.47.88.19.09.79.810.010.110.210.37.17.37.77.95.05.82.63.73.40.6

Finite Lived Intangible Assets Net

us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet

us-gaap:CustomerRelatedIntangibleAssets



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value58100179188202206213234249304183215
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.81.73.03.13.43.53.64.04.45.23.54.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CustomerRelatedIntangibleAssets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:SoftwareAndSoftwareDevelopmentCosts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value127126131133136146157187197184
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet219.0126.073.270.767.370.973.880.179.260.8
Percentage of Assets1.82.12.22.22.32.52.73.23.53.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:SoftwareAndSoftwareDevelopmentCosts0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:TrademarksAndTradeNames



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value14161617999911121614
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet24.116.08.99.04.54.44.34.24.44.29.06.8
Percentage of Assets0.20.30.30.30.10.20.20.20.20.20.30.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:TrademarksAndTradeNames0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Intangible Assets Net Including Goodwill

Deferred Tax Assets Liabilities Net

Other Assets Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value309306282277263686975727072757575267266263248627474462468463460474471439382379374372352350350315229224224207109
Percentage of OtherAssetsNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.35.14.84.64.41.21.21.31.21.21.21.31.31.34.54.54.44.210.88.18.98.98.78.79.19.08.47.67.67.57.57.47.47.46.95.55.75.85.63.1

Liabilities Current

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value150016781572145214621501146714241504150613921410168816281536164118801788154910471297126111561126116611951074986989108010839621230138713741078781869776761
Percentage of LiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets20.927.926.524.224.325.624.724.125.526.023.924.129.228.626.127.531.530.526.718.024.923.921.721.222.322.720.519.619.721.521.720.225.929.430.225.719.922.320.821.7

Long Term Debt Current

us-gaap:LongTermDebtCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value2124621981828136303038412920191613213524714926252323333230272521186221422123023630315321
Percentage of LongTermDebtCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.34.13.71.41.41.40.60.50.50.70.70.50.30.40.32.22.34.22.60.50.50.40.40.60.60.60.50.50.40.40.10.14.54.75.15.60.80.81.40.6

Accrued Income Taxes Current

us-gaap:AccruedIncomeTaxesCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value19271223902939385219342288151017501616107412198986189641210118123151354561
Percentage of AccruedIncomeTaxesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.30.40.20.41.50.50.70.70.90.30.60.41.50.30.20.30.80.30.30.21.40.20.40.21.90.10.30.21.30.30.20.21.70.50.30.31.40.20.20.1

Long Term Debt

us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:LongTermDebt

us-gaap:RevolvingCreditFacility, us-gaap:LineOfCredit



Period End2020-03-312019-12-31
Value10000
Percentage of LongTermDebt100.00.0
Percentage of Assets13.90.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:RevolvingCreditFacility us-gaap:LineOfCredit0.00.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

gww:UnsecuredSeniorNotes1.85, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-03-312019-12-31
Value5000
Percentage of LongTermDebt50.00.0
Percentage of Assets7.00.0
Percentage of Assets gww:UnsecuredSeniorNotes1.85 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.0

gww:UnsecuredSeniorNotes3.75, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302015-12-31
Value4004004004004004004004004004004004004004004004000
Percentage of LongTermDebt40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets5.66.76.86.76.76.86.76.86.86.96.96.86.97.06.86.70.0
Percentage of Assets gww:UnsecuredSeniorNotes3.75 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

gww:UnsecuredSeniorNotes4.20, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-31
Value4004004004004004004004004004004004000
Percentage of LongTermDebt40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets5.66.76.86.76.76.86.76.86.86.96.96.80.0
Percentage of Assets gww:UnsecuredSeniorNotes4.20 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

gww:BritishPoundDenominatedTermLoan



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312014-12-31
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Percentage of LongTermDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.02.82.72.82.93.03.03.13.33.43.33.33.23.33.43.53.84.00.0
Percentage of Assets gww:BritishPoundDenominatedTermLoan0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

gww:CanadianDollarRevolvingCreditFacility



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312014-12-31
Value0464546454454919699116111105100106112115108146
Percentage of LongTermDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.80.80.80.70.70.91.51.61.72.01.91.81.81.81.91.91.92.8
Percentage of Assets gww:CanadianDollarRevolvingCreditFacility0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

gww:EuroDenominatedBankTermLoan



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
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Percentage of LongTermDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.02.02.02.12.02.12.22.22.32.32.42.22.12.12.11.92.01.92.53.0
Percentage of Assets gww:EuroDenominatedBankTermLoan0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Long Term Debt Noncurrent

us-gaap:LongTermDebtNoncurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value33031914191820802077209021482210224422482270226718471840187417651387138814501348371404385432438445448452454467479473191175163200413420437488
Percentage of LongTermDebtNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets46.031.932.434.734.535.636.237.438.038.739.038.732.032.331.829.623.323.725.023.17.17.77.28.18.48.58.59.09.19.39.69.94.03.73.64.810.510.811.713.9

Deferred Tax Liabilities Noncurrent

Pension And Other Postretirement Defined Benefit Plans Liabilities Noncurrent

Minority Interest

us-gaap:MinorityInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value220205201191181172162156155137133124121107118108968684787774808380768077899310199929592868282630
Percentage of MinorityInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0
Percentage of Assets3.13.43.43.23.02.92.72.62.62.42.32.12.11.92.01.81.61.51.51.41.51.41.51.61.51.51.51.51.81.92.02.11.92.02.02.12.12.11.70.0

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value1810185518711923197119211937189417701690176717231794179720422133226722662361302031323209339633643248325032883164312830232867279427812628253824882316220521632033
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets25.230.931.632.132.832.732.732.130.029.130.329.431.031.634.735.838.038.740.751.860.160.763.863.362.161.762.662.962.460.357.558.758.555.755.859.258.956.558.157.9

Common Stock Value

us-gaap:CommonStockValue



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value55555555555554545454545454545454545454545454545454545454545454545454545454545454
Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.80.90.90.90.90.90.90.90.90.90.90.90.91.00.90.90.90.90.90.91.11.01.01.01.01.01.01.11.11.11.11.21.21.21.21.31.41.41.51.6

Retained Earnings Accumulated Deficit

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value8500840583808226804578697751772475647405732772397216711371257013691668026730661564736335626161055974582257315585543352785178508049464806470445694446432639663670
Percentage of RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets118.4140.0141.5137.3133.8134.0130.7130.8128.1127.6125.8123.5124.8124.9121.1117.6115.9116.1115.9113.5124.2119.9117.6115.0114.1110.6109.1111.0108.4105.3103.9106.7104.1101.9103.4108.8113.0110.8106.4104.4

Treasury Stock Value

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValue



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value7720763375517354709869666828679767916675652064026258612859535758553553695194446141744032383137583689354833923331321831753145307429352904289028542889285724662217
Percentage of TreasuryStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets107.6127.1127.5122.7118.0118.6115.1115.1115.1115.0111.9109.2108.2107.6101.196.592.891.789.476.680.176.371.970.870.567.464.666.264.263.363.164.661.861.663.568.073.573.266.263.1

Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value-217-154-174-156-168-171-164-167-122-134-134-203-249-272-208-192-176-221-217-162-172-96-24387281803153-8-34-8-28-365574212-38
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets-3.0-2.6-2.9-2.6-2.8-2.9-2.8-2.8-2.1-2.3-2.3-3.5-4.3-4.8-3.5-3.2-3.0-3.8-3.8-2.8-3.3-1.8-0.50.70.10.50.30.00.61.1-0.2-0.7-0.2-0.6-0.11.61.51.10.3-1.1

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value244272320323127313348247146335348191180332343172153253366213156296334160167176106118113
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax8.19.610.911.24.511.412.38.75.312.813.27.37.113.513.26.76.110.214.58.56.411.813.06.47.07.74.86.36.8

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value-52-57-54-39-52-60-31-42-31-46-24-37-37-76-111-28-45-123-549-78-92-149-103-79-52-41-39-27-22
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-1.7-2.0-1.8-1.3-1.9-2.2-1.1-1.5-1.1-1.8-0.9-1.4-1.5-3.1-4.3-1.1-1.8-5.0-21.7-3.1-3.8-5.9-4.0-3.2-2.2-1.8-1.8-1.5-1.4

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value955-148-289-365-221-232-106-185-146-248-314-121-183-254-258-110-131-99-365441-39-227-233-131-165-97-55-73-7
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax31.8-5.2-9.8-12.6-7.9-8.4-3.7-6.5-5.3-9.4-11.9-4.6-7.2-10.3-9.9-4.3-5.2-4.0-14.417.5-1.6-9.1-9.1-5.3-6.9-4.3-2.5-3.9-0.4

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value244272320323127313348247146335348191180332343172153253366213156296334160167176106118113
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax8.19.610.911.24.511.412.38.75.312.813.27.37.113.513.26.76.110.214.58.56.411.813.06.47.07.74.86.36.8

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value173103233260253209104236231151162971746018517218614519222021114823020521615621021721115615519018714818216915713215012999971449296
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.83.67.99.09.07.63.78.38.45.76.13.76.92.57.26.77.45.97.68.78.65.99.08.29.16.68.89.19.37.06.88.58.57.18.68.58.47.27.97.25.95.99.16.06.6

Profit Loss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value1851172442722622191152472401611701061826819317919114919622521415123320921921322021415719318918417115915112999
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.24.18.39.49.47.94.18.78.76.16.54.17.22.87.47.07.66.07.88.98.86.09.18.39.28.99.39.46.98.68.68.78.68.48.07.35.9

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value121112911119
Percentage of ProfitLoss6.54.54.43.49.64.43.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.40.40.40.30.40.40.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value173233260253104237232
Percentage of ProfitLoss93.595.595.696.690.495.796.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.87.99.09.03.78.38.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Depreciation Depletion And Amortization

Increase Decrease In Other Operating Capital Net

Increase Decrease In Inventories

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInInventories



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value-19124-68-2075847-339-4-2-2746-332-105013-28272644-30-60-361644
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInInventories100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value-52-57-54-39-52-60-31-42-31-46-24-37-37-76-111-28-45-123-549-78-92-149-103-79-52-41-39-27-22
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-1.7-2.0-1.8-1.3-1.9-2.2-1.1-1.5-1.1-1.8-0.9-1.4-1.5-3.1-4.3-1.1-1.8-5.0-21.7-3.1-3.8-5.9-4.0-3.2-2.2-1.8-1.8-1.5-1.4

Payments To Acquire Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value5058564760706553494660527870107535112082719914783906542402813
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value955-148-289-365-221-232-106-185-146-248-314-121-183-254-258-110-131-99-365441-39-227-233-131-165-97-55-73-7
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax31.8-5.2-9.8-12.6-7.9-8.4-3.7-6.5-5.3-9.4-11.9-4.6-7.2-10.3-9.9-4.3-5.2-4.0-14.417.5-1.6-9.1-9.1-5.3-6.9-4.3-2.5-3.9-0.4

Proceeds From Issuance Of Long Term Debt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt



Period End2020-03-312019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302014-12-312014-09-302013-03-312012-03-31
Value150000000-228411301223930652453856-33
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Repayments Of Long Term Debt

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value345-6142014653102523816512751241882316154353-378
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Payments For Repurchase Of Common Stock

us-gaap:PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value100100200265135142812717216912215415917620024017222273429214920781851506961506
Percentage of PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Repayments Of Long Term Debt

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value345-6142014653102523816512751241882316154353-378
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Debt Instrument Interest Rate Stated Percentage

us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage

gww:UnsecuredSeniorNotes1.85, us-gaap:SeniorNotes



Period End2020-02-29
Value0.0185
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage100.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations gww:UnsecuredSeniorNotes1.85 us-gaap:SeniorNotes0.0

Effective Income Tax Rate Continuing Operations

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-30
Value-0.3040.2420.254-0.0080000000000000070.327-0.031999999999999970.317
Percentage of EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Number

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Weighted Average Exercise Price

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Equity Instruments Other Than Options Grants In Period

Share Based Compensation

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value9891851081611571368613711817910917111111109
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Liabilities

Deferred Tax Assets Net

Unrecognized Tax Benefits

Deferred Tax Assets Valuation Allowance

Unrecognized Tax Benefits Increases Resulting From Current Period Tax Positions

Operating Lease Right Of Use Asset

Cash And Cash Equivalents Period Increase Decrease

Cash Cash Equivalents Restricted Cash And Restricted Cash Equivalents

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-03-312018-12-31
Value1492360392538
Percentage of CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents100.0100.0100.0100.0

Proceeds From Repayments Of Short Term Debt

gww:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationTaxBenefitrelatedtoInternationalBusinessAmount



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value-820
Percentage of EffectiveIncomeTaxRateReconciliationTaxBenefitrelatedtoInternationalBusinessAmount100.00.0

us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

gww:PercentageOfCompanyWideRevenue

us-gaap:AllOtherSegments



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.230.0100000000000000090.230.230.230.0100000000000000090.220.220.2
Percentage of PercentageOfCompanyWideRevenue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

gww:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value1.00.01.01.01.00.01.01.01.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:MajorCustomers

gww:Commercial



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.08-0.050.130.130.140.00.130.130.13
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage8.00.013.013.014.00.013.013.013.0

gww:Contractors



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.080.00.080.080.080.00.080.080.08
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage8.00.08.08.08.00.08.08.08.0

gww:GovernmentCustomer



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value0.140.00.150.130.00.15
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage14.00.015.013.00.015.0

gww:HeavyManufacturing



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.170.00.170.170.180.00.180.180.19
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage17.00.017.017.018.00.018.018.019.0

gww:LightManufacturing



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.11-0.0099999999999999950.10.110.110.00.110.110.11
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage11.00.010.011.011.00.011.011.011.0

gww:NaturalResources



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.030.00.040.040.040.00.040.040.04
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage3.00.04.04.04.00.04.04.04.0

gww:Other



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.210.00.210.210.20.00.190.20.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage21.00.021.021.020.00.019.020.020.0

gww:RetailWholesale



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.070.00.070.070.070.00.070.070.07
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage7.00.07.07.07.00.07.07.07.0

gww:Transportation



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.050.00.050.050.050.00.050.050.05
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage5.00.05.05.05.00.05.05.05.0

us-gaap:MajorCustomers, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

gww:Commercial, country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.090.00.090.090.090.00.090.10.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage9.00.09.09.09.00.09.010.010.0

gww:Commercial, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.09-0.070.170.170.170.00.160.160.16
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage9.00.017.017.017.00.016.016.016.0

gww:Contractors, country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.1-0.0099999999999999950.110.110.10.00.110.110.12
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage10.00.011.011.010.00.011.011.012.0

gww:Contractors, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.10.00.090.10.10.00.090.10.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage10.00.09.010.010.00.09.010.010.0

gww:GovernmentCustomer, country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value0.090.00.050.060.00.05
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage9.00.05.06.00.05.0

gww:GovernmentCustomer, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value0.18-0.0100000000000000090.20.17-0.0100000000000000090.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage18.00.020.017.00.020.0

gww:HealthcareCustomer, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value0.090.07
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage9.07.0

gww:HeavyManufacturing, country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.190.00.20.20.210.00.20.210.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage19.00.020.020.021.00.020.021.020.0

gww:HeavyManufacturing, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.180.00.180.190.190.00.190.190.2
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage18.00.018.019.019.00.019.019.020.0

gww:LightManufacturing, country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.060.00.060.060.060.00.060.060.05
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage6.00.06.06.06.00.06.06.05.0

gww:LightManufacturing, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.13-0.0100000000000000090.120.130.130.00.130.130.13
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage13.00.012.013.013.00.013.013.013.0

gww:NaturalResources, country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.290.0100000000000000090.330.320.32-0.0100000000000000090.340.330.31
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage29.00.033.032.032.00.034.033.031.0

gww:NaturalResources, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.030.00.030.030.030.00.030.030.03
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage3.00.03.03.03.00.03.03.03.0

gww:Other, country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.050.00.040.040.040.0100000000000000020.030.030.03
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage5.00.04.04.04.00.03.03.03.0

gww:Other, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.060.00.060.060.070.00.070.070.08
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage6.00.06.06.07.00.07.07.08.0

gww:RetailWholesale, country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.040.00.040.040.040.00.040.040.04
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage4.00.04.04.04.00.04.04.04.0

gww:RetailWholesale, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.090.0099999999999999950.090.080.080.00.080.080.08
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage9.00.09.08.08.00.08.08.08.0

gww:Transportation, country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.090.00.080.080.080.00.080.070.08
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage9.00.08.08.08.00.08.07.08.0

gww:Transportation, country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.050.0099999999999999950.060.050.060.0099999999999999950.050.050.05
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage5.00.06.05.06.00.05.05.05.0

us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value1.00.01.01.01.00.01.01.01.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0

country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value1.00.01.01.01.00.01.01.01.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentage100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0

gww:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentageOfCompanyWideRevenue



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value1.00.01.01.01.00.01.01.01.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentageOfCompanyWideRevenue100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.040.00.040.050.050.00.050.060.07
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentageOfCompanyWideRevenue4.00.04.05.05.00.05.06.07.0

country:US



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.73-0.0100000000000000090.730.720.72-0.0100000000000000090.730.720.72
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTaxPercentageOfCompanyWideRevenue73.00.073.072.072.00.073.072.072.0

us-gaap:AdjustmentsNoncashItemsToReconcileNetIncomeLossToCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value23317875896085219
Percentage of AdjustmentsNoncashItemsToReconcileNetIncomeLossToCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalShareBasedCompensationEmployeeStockPurchaseProgramRequisiteServicePeriodRecognition



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value23122461003768
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalShareBasedCompensationEmployeeStockPurchaseProgramRequisiteServicePeriodRecognition100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value109153461424
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalShareBasedCompensationEmployeeStockPurchaseProgramRequisiteServicePeriodRecognition43.575.062.550.046.037.835.3

us-gaap:TreasuryStock



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value13393542344
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalShareBasedCompensationEmployeeStockPurchaseProgramRequisiteServicePeriodRecognition56.525.037.550.054.062.264.7

us-gaap:AssetImpairmentCharges



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value1770
Percentage of AssetImpairmentCharges100.00.0

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value1132-146
Percentage of CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect100.0100.0

us-gaap:CommonStockDividendsPerShareCashPaid



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value1.441.43999999999999951.441.441.361.36000000000000031.361.361.281.27999999999999981.281.281.221.22000000000000021.221.221.171.171.171.171.081.081.081.080.930.930.930.80.80.80.660.660.660.540.540.540.46
Percentage of CommonStockDividendsPerShareCashPaid100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DepreciationAndAmortization



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value4558585657656363636966656271635756635754526053484538363235
Percentage of DepreciationAndAmortization100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DividendsCommonStockCash



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value78798677778273
Percentage of DividendsCommonStockCash100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value78797977777673
Percentage of DividendsCommonStockCash100.0100.091.9100.0100.092.7100.0

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashAndCashEquivalents



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value-157-6400-6-951034-12-42120-130-7-13-96-4-3-845
Percentage of EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashAndCashEquivalents100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:GainLossOnDispositionOfAssets1



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-30
Value-30328851-23101870000
Percentage of GainLossOnDispositionOfAssets1100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:GoodwillForeignCurrencyTranslationGainLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value-104-441-50
Percentage of GoodwillForeignCurrencyTranslationGainLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementGeographical

country:CA



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value-103-223-6
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gww:OtherBusinesses



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value01-22-21
Percentage of GoodwillForeignCurrencyTranslationGainLoss-0.025.050.050.0-200.0-24.6

us-gaap:GoodwillImpairmentLoss



Period End2020-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value5800
Percentage of GoodwillImpairmentLoss100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:StatementGeographical

gww:OtherBusinesses



Period End2020-03-312018-12-31
Value580
Percentage of GoodwillImpairmentLoss100.0100.0

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

us-gaap:ImpairmentOfLongLivedAssetsHeldForUse

gww:PropertyBuildingsandEquipment



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value240
Percentage of ImpairmentOfLongLivedAssetsHeldForUse100.00.0

gww:RightOfUseAssets



Period End2020-03-31
Value20
Percentage of ImpairmentOfLongLivedAssetsHeldForUse83.3

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationChangeInDeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value31
Percentage of IncomeTaxReconciliationChangeInDeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationForeignIncomeTaxRateDifferential



Period End2020-03-312019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-30
Value2511132
Percentage of IncomeTaxReconciliationForeignIncomeTaxRateDifferential100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationIncomeTaxExpenseBenefitAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate



Period End2020-03-312019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-30
Value307458357287
Percentage of IncomeTaxReconciliationIncomeTaxExpenseBenefitAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseImpairmentLosses



Period End2020-03-312019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-30
Value20-727-190
Percentage of IncomeTaxReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseImpairmentLosses100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationOtherAdjustments



Period End2020-03-312019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-30
Value-2-1-8-3-7-6
Percentage of IncomeTaxReconciliationOtherAdjustments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationRepatriationOfForeignEarnings



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value30
Percentage of IncomeTaxReconciliationRepatriationOfForeignEarnings100.00.0

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationStateAndLocalIncomeTaxes



Period End2020-03-312019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-30
Value-2109425
Percentage of IncomeTaxReconciliationStateAndLocalIncomeTaxes100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncomeTaxReconciliationTaxContingencies



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value30
Percentage of IncomeTaxReconciliationTaxContingencies100.00.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableTrade



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value155-18-503664-55-1-7131519181836-61230448-21-737-816-138-281411
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableTrade100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value217-77116102-92235394-4284195-78251384-6619050-4064197810186-45-62
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedIncomeTaxesPayable



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value-6213-9-7164-210-1543-1411-66736-8-343243-6362-52-909252584835
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccruedIncomeTaxesPayable100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOperatingCapital



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value-1741-38-19514
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOperatingCapital100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherAccruedLiabilities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value-36535020-207542342-102824845-646142-17-1113266-8-160548218-146-137-185-156-93
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOtherAccruedLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value2618-7-830-10-12-7320-20-125-15-910-412-2027-3442-2211-6-28-523619
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InterestIncomeExpenseNet



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value-21-19
Percentage of InterestIncomeExpenseNet100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:CrossCurrencyInterestRateContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-31
Value0.0
Percentage of InterestIncomeExpenseNet-0.0

us-gaap:InterestRateSwap, us-gaap:FairValueHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-31
Value18
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us-gaap:OtherContract, us-gaap:CashFlowHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-31
Value0.0
Percentage of InterestIncomeExpenseNet-0.0

us-gaap:OtherContract, us-gaap:FairValueHedging, us-gaap:DesignatedAsHedgingInstrument



Period End2020-03-31
Value-18
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us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value31-15-25-4-6800-15-1528501-10-6-611-10
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationGainLossArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-31
Value-5820-17194-150-4823-7244629-70-12-651-34-539-76-62-7323-15
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationGainLossArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationAfterTax



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value-1000000.00.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossReclassificationAfterTax100.00.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value-6021-19171-15-2-502106945
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-63-181233-4512
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax105.094.770.6300.0-134.888.457.1

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value3-15-2-5-79
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us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansNetOfTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-31
Value-31-2-2-30-2-2-26-1-1-1-1-1-1-10000-806-1
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansTax



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-31
Value1-1111000010008000000020-10
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherIncomeTaxExpenseBenefitContinuingOperations



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-31
Value-7-15716-4-364-110-70-7-3019-162110-801-106-6-2
Percentage of OtherIncomeTaxExpenseBenefitContinuingOperations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherOperatingActivitiesCashFlowStatement



Period End2020-03-312019-03-31
Value-7-4
Percentage of OtherOperatingActivitiesCashFlowStatement100.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-31
Value2-200-2-300-100000000-613-13000
Percentage of PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividendsCommonStock



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value7886798776837782727873797281737472757780737674766456473834
Percentage of PaymentsOfDividendsCommonStock100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsRelatedToTaxWithholdingForShareBasedCompensation



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-31
Value50730-1714141005112296
Percentage of PaymentsRelatedToTaxWithholdingForShareBasedCompensation100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromLinesOfCredit



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value9-239102111103932099861262112143731172636358012
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us-gaap:CreditFacility, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:RevolvingCreditFacility, us-gaap:LineOfCredit



Period End2020-03-31
Value1000
Percentage of ProceedsFromLinesOfCredit11111.1

us-gaap:ProceedsFromPaymentsForOtherFinancingActivities



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value02011002000
Percentage of ProceedsFromPaymentsForOtherFinancingActivities0.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-31
Value01286103217259402148642913222717340104
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us-gaap:ProceedsFromStockOptionsExercised



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value1930313319228592000264320571830479211023301331
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us-gaap:ProvisionForDoubtfulAccounts



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value65124030312831643312252221213
Percentage of ProvisionForDoubtfulAccounts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLinesOfCredit



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-312011-03-312010-03-31
Value45-32973521932189413811121918282427362839337712
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us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:RestructuringCosts

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpenses



Period End2020-03-312019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value72204158
Percentage of RestructuringCosts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StockRepurchasedDuringPeriodValue



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value1002002651358628160
Percentage of StockRepurchasedDuringPeriodValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:TreasuryStock



Period End2020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value1002002651358628160
Percentage of StockRepurchasedDuringPeriodValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

gww:ContractWithCustomerSalesIncentiveLiability



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value57575854516263524955
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerSalesIncentiveLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

gww:DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscountPremiumAndDebtIssuanceCostsNetFairValue



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value-2721-21-22-222222222323
Percentage of DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscountPremiumAndDebtIssuanceCostsNetFairValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

gww:LongTermDebtCurrentMaturitiesFairValueDisclosure



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value2124621981828136303038
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gww:LongTermDebtExcludingCurrentMaturitiesFairValueDisclosure



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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
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Period End2020-02-29
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Period End2020-02-29
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Period End2020-02-29
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302015-12-31
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Period End2020-02-29
Value5
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value101113131412202733226483
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us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxesAndOtherTaxLiabilitiesNoncurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302013-12-31
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Period End2020-03-31
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Period End2020-03-31
Value18
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Period End2020-03-31
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Period End2020-03-31
Value500
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value177228170183146262215234181254192197145212181203208196182155163191189160167185179157154165179154155207193175128169135162
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us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedAmortization



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-302016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value793859719701749730709656634563161144158
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value510500487472525511494444374319
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value287401391397412410413430424452316350
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value61100133
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value637626618605661657652632571504
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us-gaap:TrademarksAndTradeNames



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value343636372324242525252738
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us-gaap:GoodwillImpairedAccumulatedImpairmentLoss



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-302016-12-312015-12-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value002424242424241717
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
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us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill

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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value276296999999991371281466472
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-302016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value1019116311411138119511901188122512161150624408462
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-06-30
Value381416417393374357364363371384380384380371420
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value433449448425401383392390398411407410
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value0170157167172174177184196194
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value0464546454454919699
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Value5142364541494858698484857371232726252125273124213
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Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312013-12-31
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Value6511911610182725384037333443413149404714471224815310440152155420351382622
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us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:RestructuringReserve

gww:EmployeeRelatedLiabilitiesCurrent



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
Value13101624354726192329353724
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us-gaap:ShortTermBorrowings



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value17555151524949541375511129421386387372569353211302315648101104667370737975721171192134945423419
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us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value2030206020722114215220932100205019251827190118481916190521612242236423522446309932103284347634483328332633693242321831172968289428732724263125742399228722272033
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value-217-154-174-156-168-171-165-168-123-134-272-221-962853-284212-3872
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest-10.7-7.5-8.4-7.4-7.8-8.2-7.9-8.2-6.4-7.4-14.3-9.4-2.90.91.7-1.11.90.6-1.90.0

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value119211821161115211371134112510791065104010301000948893812700637596564475
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest58.757.456.054.552.854.253.652.655.356.954.142.528.926.826.125.727.926.827.80.0

us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value5555555555555555555454545454545454545454
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest2.72.72.72.62.62.62.62.72.93.02.92.31.71.61.82.02.42.52.70.0

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value2202052011911811721621561561371078674769395826300
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest10.810.09.79.08.48.27.77.68.17.55.73.72.32.33.03.53.62.90.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value85008405838082268045786977527725756474057113680263355822527848064326396636703316
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest418.7408.0404.4389.1373.8376.0369.1376.8392.8405.2373.3289.1192.9175.0169.3176.4189.1178.1180.50.0

us-gaap:TreasuryStock



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value-7720-7633-7551-7354-7098-6966-6829-6797-6792-6675-6128-5369-4032-3548-3175-2904-2857-2466-2217-1821
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest-380.3-370.5-364.4-347.9-329.8-332.8-325.2-331.5-352.7-365.2-321.6-228.2-122.8-106.7-101.9-106.6-124.9-110.7-109.10.0

us-gaap:TreasuryStockShares



Period End2020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value56555555545353535353525151505049484746434242414141404040404040393939393940403734
Percentage of TreasuryStockShares100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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us-gaap:Goodwill us-gaap:StatementGeographical


us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet us-gaap:FairValueByAssetClass


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