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ProCook Reports Record Black Friday  

Despite most of their stores being closed today, ProCook have posted record breaking sales figures with their first £500k day. With many retailers shying away from Black Friday promotions, ProCook has embraced the campaign, topping an incredible year with a record day despite most stores being shut due to lockdown. The kitchenware brand, which has just celebrated its 25th Birthday, has experienced strong growth since the beginning of the pandemic, …

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ProCook pledges ‘Thank You’ gift to 1,600 NHS staff  

Housewares chain ProCook has said ‘Thank You’ to the NHS by donating water bottles to 1,600 front-line workers across Cheltenham and Gloucestershire hospitals. The specialist retailer, which is headquartered in the Gloucester suburb of Quedgeley, gifted the bottles to key workers in various roles across the organisation. The staff benefitting from water bottles include critical care and theatre teams, emergency room employees and respiratory nurses – …

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ProCook set to close two stores

Housewares chain ProCook has announced the proposed closure of two of its stores, at Eastbourne in East Sussex and Thame in Oxfordshire. Founder Daniel O’Neill said: “We are very sad to announce that we will soon be closing our Eastbourne and Thame shops. For the past few months we’ve been …

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ProCook posts its biggest peak trading sales to date

Housewares chain ProCook has reported record sales levels for the eight-week peak trading season to January 5. During the period (which incorporates Black Friday and Christmas), the multi-channel retailer posted almost £10 million in sales – a 20% like-for-like increase on last year. The growth was driven by a 13% …

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‘Record-breaking’ Black Friday period for ProCook

Housewares chain ProCook has reported ‘another record-breaking’ Black Friday period. The specialist retailer’s bricks-and-mortar channel achieved a14% increase in like-for-like sales and its ecommerce sales were up by almost a quarter on last year – both contributing an overall company like-for-like growth of 20%. Total sales were up 40% on …

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ProCook reports strong half-year sales

Housewares chain ProCook has posted strong growth for the first half of the year, driven by ‘a solid performance in stores and excellent results in ecommerce’. The half-year sales figures for the brand were up 11% on the previous year and up 5% like-for-like. Bricks-and-mortar retail sales remained level on …

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ProCook opens high street store in Somerset

ProCook opened a new branch today (Friday October 25) in the Somerset city of Bath, in premises previously occupied by Kitchens Cookshop. The store is situated at 4-5 Quiet Street and is open seven days a week. It stocks own-brand cookware, kitchen knives, accessories and tableware, alongside branded products from …

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Update on Steamer Trading closures

Housewares chain ProCook is permanently closing the Steamer Trading brand, which it saved from administration in January. ProCook originally bought 27 of Steamer Trading’s 38 stores, along with the ecommerce business. Ten underperforming Steamer Trading stores which were not part of the sale closed immediately. One store in Knightsbridge, trading …

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ProCook wins prize at Direct Commerce Awards 2019

Housewares chain ProCook won the title of best multichannel retailer in the ‘annual sales of £15 million-£30 million-B2C’ category of the Direct Commerce Awards 2019, held on June 13 at Twickenham Stadium in south-west London. Organised by Direct Commerce Association, the awards were hosted by Will Greenwood MBE: a former rugby union …

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ProCook reveals more details of Steamer Trading closure

Following the news announced yesterday (Thursday May 30) that ProCook is closing the Steamer Trading brand which it saved from administration in January, the housewares chain has shared more details. ProCook originally bought 27 of Steamer Trading’s 38 stores, along with the ecommerce business and head office team. Ten ‘underperforming’ …

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