Month: October 2014

October 31, 2014
Interviews |
Not sure which short-listed project to vote for in the Bata Awards? BWN will help you make up your mind before it’s too late! We caught up with Shahid M. Butt of Bata Kenya about his biomass boiler project, which is a finalist in the “Sustainability” category.
October 31, 2014
Product |
On October 31, Bata Singapore launched an online pop-up store where customers can reserve the most sought-after sneaker of the year: the Bata Tennis. Customers will then collect the shoe from the flagship store in Peninsula Plaza.
October 31, 2014
Interviews |
Bata Awards voting is on, and each week one lucky employee is randomly drawn from those who logged in to vote that week to receive a brand new iPad Mini. Daniel Brink of Bata South Africa was inspired by the innovative initiatives Bata colleagues from around the world h...
October 31, 2014
Interviews |
It is the final month for Bata employees to vote for their favorite projects in the Bata Awards! This week, BWN is helping out by presenting the finalists in the “Sustainability” category. We talked to Naeem Saad Malik about his eco-friendliness project for Bata Pak...
October 31, 2014
Interviews |
As the window to vote in the Bata Awards is soon closing, BWN is presenting the short-listed projects in the final category: “Quality.” We talked to Ruddy Li, who, together with Tony Gao, Samantha Jiang, Rossano Fogarin and Stefano Dolci, entered in the competition ...
October 30, 2014
Corporate |
The Bata Shoe Museum celebrated Halloween in spooktacular fashion this year. Senior curator Elizabeth Semmelhack went deep into the museum’s vaults for a most chilling artifact to describe in an episode of the online video series “The World at Your Feet.” And for ...
October 30, 2014
BCP |
On October 8, the Bata Children’s Program (BCP) Malawi completed a project that began a year earlier: renovations to Blantyre Secondary School. The school is located near Bata Malawi’s head office in the city of Blantyre, the country’s commercial center. BCP Malaw...
October 30, 2014
Corporate |
Betsy Anyanzwa lives in a remote area on Kenya’s coast. There is a Bata store in her hometown of Malindi, but, understandably, it doesn’t stock all the merchandise she might be interested in. She was hankering after a certain type of shoe she saw on Bata Kenya’s F...
October 29, 2014
Corporate |
On October 27, Bata Brands announced its new sponsorship of eXeS eSport, one of the rising stars in European e-sports. Bata is thrilled to play a part in the exciting world of e-sports, or professional competitive video gaming.