August 17, 2015
As part of the country's 50th anniversary celebrations, Singapore's highest-selling newspaper, The Straits Times, published a full-page article on the Bata company on Aug. 8.
June 17, 2015
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada recognized Sonja Bata’s extraordinary contribution to the field through an award created specifically for her. The Lifetime Contribution Award is a testament to Mrs. Bata’s achievements as advocate and benefactor of archit...
June 7, 2015
Bata India’s head office at Sector 17, Gurgaon, Haryana, recently placed 8th on a list of the top 10 most impressive company buildings in India.
April 23, 2015
The aviation world is abuzz with news of the restoration of a 1937 airplane originally owned by Bata. After four years of meticulous work, Czech pilots carried out a test flight on the plane last month, which it passed with flying colors. Its next big flight plan: the U...
March 26, 2015
The ministry in charge of employment in Singapore has taken notice of Bata Singapore's dedication to stellar human resources practices and regulations compliance. After an audit, they found the company to truly stand out from other retailers on the island.
March 19, 2015
An episode of the popular video interview series “Walk the Talk” was posted on March 6. In it, Shekhar Gupta, of the top Indian news network NDTV, talks to Thomas G. Bata about the history of the company and how it continues to evolve over the generations.
December 23, 2014
As this special anniversary year for Bata draws to a close, the media in Thailand have taken a great interest in the company and its history. “ASTV Manager Sud sab da,” a weekly with a readership of 450,000, recently published a two-page color spread in its news sec...
September 12, 2014
Bata’s 1937 airplane, the Electra L-10 built by Lockheed, is being restored and returned to the Czech Republic as Bata celebrates 120 years since the company was founded in Zlin. The plane, similar to Amilia Earhart’s custom Lockheed L-10, was originally used to fly...
August 5, 2014
In keeping up its image as one of Kenya’s leading companies in the digital arena, Bata Kenya has entered into a trading partnership with Africa’s e-commerce giant, Jumia.