Posted November 4, 2016

Fastenal October sales decline slightly

Fastenal reported sales of $335.3 million in October, a 0.8 percent decline from $337.9 million in October 2015.

The Winona, Minnesota-based distributor added 171 employees in October 2015 in connection with an acquisition. The majority were in store (125) or in distribution (41).

Daily sales of $16.1 million declined by 0.9 percent compared to the previous month.

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