Month: September 2014

September 30, 2014
Interviews |
Having trouble deciding which short-listed project to vote for in the Bata Awards? This week BWN is taking a look at the “Community” category finalists. We interviewed Omar Faisal Chowdhury and Farrukh Mobin, who entered Bata Bangladesh’s Rural Sales Program in th...
September 29, 2014
Interviews |
This week BWN is interviewing Bata Awards finalists about the three short-listed projects in the “Community” category. We caught up with Maria Paz Miranda Pizarro, who, together with Alexis Marcos Paredes Gomez, submitted Bata Chile’s Heart Month project.
September 29, 2014
Corporate |
To celebrate over a century of Bata heritage, employees gathered at Bata Singapore’s head office in Peninsula Plaza on September 15.
September 29, 2014
Interviews |
This week, as Bata employees continue to vote for their favorite projects in the Bata Awards, BWN is presenting the finalists in the “Community” category. Joseph Ndlela and Tadius Bundo talked to us about the Danhiko Project, which involves Bata Zimbabwe training di...
September 29, 2014
Corporate |
On September 17, as Bata family members gathered in Zlin, Czech Republic to celebrate what would have been the 100th birthday of Thomas J. Bata, a group of Bata Limited and Power Athletics Limited employees visited the gravesite of Thomas J. Bata at Mount Pleasant Cemet...
September 29, 2014
Store |
Turnout was high for the grand reopening of the Bata store in the Ulemiste Mall in Tallinn. The new Shoemaker concept store design was a hit with customers.
September 26, 2014
Store |
Bata Armenia welcomed the new European 5 Steps training program to help sales teams to maximize skills and strategies as well as improve knowledge about product characteristics and advantages on a profoundly detailed level. The program encompassed concepts to ignite a ...
September 26, 2014
BCP |
On September 17, in honor of the anniversary of Thomas J. Bata’s birth 100 years earlier, the Bata Shoe Foundation announced a new award. The Thomas J. Bata Legacy Award supports responsible entrepreneurship in emerging markets and was launched at the Sarova Stanely H...
September 25, 2014
Interviews |
The Bata Heritage Project was started in 2013 to preserve the history of the company, and last week a part of their work was published in “Shoemaker with a Mission: The Bata Shoe Organization Under the Leadership of Thomas J. Bata.” Bata World News went behind the s...