United Stationers Sales Up 6%
| 23 October, 2014
United Stationers has announced that its Third Quarter Performance Net sales increased 6.2 percent to $1.42 billion when compared to the third quarter of last year.
Traditional office products sales increased 1.4 percent to $360.4 million from $355.2 million in Q3 2013. Technology remained flat to the prior-year quarter at $381.2 million during the third quarter of 2014. Furniture was down slightly to $84.5 million compared to $85.1 million in the prior year quarter.
Janitorial and breakroom supplies sales increased 12.1 percent to $386.1 million from $344.5 million.
"Robust sales gains in our industrial, online, and janitorial and breakroom businesses drove our third quarter performance as we continue to successfully implement our diversification strategy," said Cody Phipps, president and chief executive officer