Press Office: Bata
Business opportunity available in Africa. Bata, the leading and largest shoe manufacturer in the world, with a presence in 70 countries globally, is focusing on expanding into Africa.
Join this exciting opportunity to:
- Trade and distribute Bata Brands
- Manufacture Bata branded footwear under licence agreement
- Franchise opportunities
About the brand
Across the globe, Bata markets and sells high-quality footwear of distinction at affordable prices. Despite being a global brand, Bata remain a private family business with a legacy dating back to 1894. Tomas Bata’s original idea was to ‘Shoe the World’ which led Bata to become the world’s leading shoemaker by volume, designing stylish and comfortable footwear at surprisingly affordable prices. The brand is sold in over 70 countries across five continents and is synonymous with quality.
Bata make shoes in 23 Bata-owned shoe manufacturing facilities in 18 countries around the world and have inspired over 20,000 entrepreneurs to work with them.
- One company, various shoe styles – excellent opportunities to upsell different brands to the same customer.
- Shoes are made in South Africa, are SABS compliant and qualify for duty-free export to SADC countries.
- Bata partners have access to order high-quality footwear with ground-breaking technology through the Bata Network.
- Full marketing and technical support from Bata.
BATA THE BRAND
Creative, innovative, well researched and made from high-quality products, Bata’s various shoe ranges offer style, comfort and protection at affordable prices.
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BFIRST By Bata
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