Month: November 2016

November 30, 2016
Store |
Javed Iqbal manages the Bahria Town store in Lahore, Pakistan, and led one of two store teams that tied to win the top prize in the first edition of the Bata Retail Run earlier this year. As of Week 47, his store is on top again in the competition's second round, and he...
November 30, 2016
Corporate |
A book containing a collection of the speeches and writings of Tomáš Baťa was recently published in English for the first time. The book, “Reflections and Speeches,” was issued by the Thomas Bata Foundation to mark the 140th anniversary of Tomáš Baťa's birth.
November 29, 2016
Store |
On Nov. 22, Bata Zimbabwe’s largest store, located in downtown Harare, surprised its customers with a new look. The store received a face-lift which promises to provide its customers with a world-class shopping experience.
November 29, 2016
Sixty volunteers from the Bata Children’s Program (BCP) Thailand, including country manager Eugenio Olabe, recently supervised an educational activity for disadvantaged children. They organized it in the beautiful surroundings of a park near the children’s school.
November 29, 2016
Corporate |
The picturesque town of Stresa on the shores of Lake Maggiore in Italy, last week played host to the global Bata Forum 2016. The first edition of the event, which involved all the companies, provided the opportunity for CEO Alexis Nasard to present the new strategy that...
November 28, 2016
Corporate |
On Nov. 8, Bata Sri Lanka organized a Long Service Award Ceremony for a special group of workers. The company’s employee retention is a testament to its place as a “second home” for many on the team.
November 28, 2016
Corporate |
On November 19, Bata Bangladesh received the best brand award in the footwear category of the eighth edition of the Best Brand Awards. This is an annual event organized by the Bangladesh Brand Forum in partnership with brand research company Kantar Millward Brown, and i...
November 25, 2016
Interviews |
Jan Jansik is branch manager for Bata Slovakia, having joined the company eight months ago after working in similar roles for other fashion retailers. He recently spoke to Bata World News about his new position and about the current situation in Slovakia.
November 25, 2016
Product |
The Magnetico project from Bata Indonesia was hailed as the Product category winner of the Bata Awards at a gala dinner on Nov. 17.