Month: January 2014

January 31, 2014
Interviews |
The Bata World News team interviewed Louise Treacy, General Manager and Company Secretary, Compass Limited. She shared her appreciation of Bata and confided that "traffic jam conversations" can be some of the best.
January 31, 2014
BCP |
A statement from CEO Jack Clemons on Bata's Sustainability Review
January 30, 2014
Corporate |
Dear colleagues, I have the pleasure of informing you of some significant organizational and Senior Executive changes which will take place within our company and which are effective as of February 1st 2014. Four new Commercial Business Units have been defined within Ba...
January 30, 2014
Manufacturing |
The manufacturing facility at Southcan, in Bangalore, was originally established in 1988 to produce built-up shoes. It was later converted to DIP production, specialized for school shoes.
January 29, 2014
Corporate |
The Tomas Bata University (TBU) Library in Zlin has recently been listed among the 64 best contemporary European libraries on the website www.librarybuildings.info.
January 29, 2014
Corporate |
Elected mayor of Zlin in 1923, Tomas Baťa soon began transforming the rural town into a flourishing shoe manufacturing metropolis. Much more than a division of labor, many social facilities were integrated into the system with the aim of creating a thriving environment...
January 28, 2014
BCP |
In the month of September 2013, BCP India launched an educational campaign called "Each One Teach One" in Govt. Girls Primary School, Gurgaon adopted by Bata India. The school hosts 280 underprivileged children who otherwise cannot afford to go to private schools due to...
January 28, 2014
Corporate |
Although Bata’s core business has always been shoes, the company also proved to be a pioneer in the field of aviation. In fact, as early as the mid 1920’s Bata had already established its own airpark in Zlín. (Photo: Státní Okresní - Zlín Archive)
January 27, 2014
Market Trends |
Pinterest (pronounced “PIN-terest”) is a social bookmarking site that allows users to collect and share photos of their favorite events, interests and hobbies. Not only was it recognized in 2013 as one of the fastest growing social networks online but Pinterest is a...