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June 14, 2013
Manufacturing
For the 4th year running, Bata Malawi was recognized for its continuous compliance with company operations and product quality by the Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) at a ceremony which took place on the 26th of February, 2013 at Sunbird Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre.
June 13, 2013
Product
With 43 percent of its 40-million-plus population under the age of 15, Kenya is a young country demographically, with huge growth potential. What’s more, 88 percent of its children ages 6-13 attend school, so school shoes are an important purchase for families.
June 11, 2013
Corporate
Mr. Jack Clemons, Group CEO, accompanied by Mr. Jorge Carbajal, President BEM and Mr. Fernando Garcia, Group Managing Director BEM West traveled to Bata Zambia on April 6th - 7th to visit the company’s administration and marketing offices, the distribution centre, the...
June 11, 2013
Product
In 1964 Bata created a future classic, a soft canvas shoe with an even softer rubber sole known as the TOMY Takkie. ‘Takkie’ is an Afrikaans slang word used in South Africa which means ‘Sneaker’.
June 11, 2013
Store
The Bata store at Canal Walk in Cape Town, recognized as one of Bata’s best performing outlets, underwent a significant renovation this past May and can now be considered a true “Flagship” concept store. The shop's new contemporary design is soon to roll out in at...
June 11, 2013
Bata in the news
Manica Post June 7th 2013, 15:15 Netsai Machingambi-Mhlanga
 MUTARE Museum will on Monday be officially opening the Bata exhibition entitled "Bata Zimbabwe – 7 decades of success". The exhibition is courtesy of the Czech Embassy, the country of origin ...
June 10, 2013
Store
The last week of May was the end of Mr. Wilson Ojwando’s 34 year career in Bata Kenya. And even though he is leaving, he is going to be running his own Bata shop, as a franchisee, in Awendo - a town in Western Kenya.
June 7, 2013
Store
The first store for Bata Kenya to open in 2013 was in Kitengela. Situated about 30km to the South East of the capital city of Nairobi, Kitengela is an upcoming industrial and residential town inhabited by the middle income class. The Kitengela shop is also the first in ...
June 7, 2013
Store
“During the Zimbabwe Economic meltdown between 2001 – 2009 where inflation was soaring by the day, Bata Zimbabwe was virtually left in isolation whilst all other companies in the BSO were technologically progressing. Then came the year 2010, light was finally showin...