The Office Times

3M reports sales increases in stationery and office

3M reports that sales in its Consumer division were up 4.6 percent in the second quarter. Sales grew in home improvement, stationery and office, and home care. Sales increased in the U.S., Latin America/Canada, and Asia Pacific.

However, sales in EMEA declined. “3M had a strong quarter, including organic growth of 6 percent that was broad-based across all business groups and geographic areas,” said Mike Roman, 3M chief executive officer. “Our team delivered record sales and a double-digit increase in earnings per share, while keeping our commitment to investing in our business and returning cash to shareholders.