Bata has been holding a unique place in the heart of Indians for more than 75 years. From contemporary
to fashion shoes, sports to outdoors, Kids to teens, Bata today stands for trendy, colorful & youthful
footwear destination offering shoes & accessories for the entire family. With more than 1500 designs to
choose from, the design inspirations are upscale international at affordable price. Bata today design,
source & market many international footwear brands such as Hush Puppies, Naturalizer, Marie Claire,
Sundrops, Dr.Scholl's, Power, Weinbrenner and many others.
Bata India is the largest retailer and leading manufacturer of footwear in India and is a part of the Bata Shoe Organization.
Incorporated as Bata Shoe Company Private Limited in 1931, the company was set up initially as a small operation in Konnagar (near Calcutta) in 1932. In January 1934, the foundation stone for the first building of Bata.s operation - now called the Bata. In the years that followed, the overall site was doubled in area. This township is popularly known as Batanagar. It was also the first manufacturing facility in the Indian shoe industry to receive the ISO: 9001 certification.
The Company went public in 1973 when it changed its name to Bata India Limited. Today, Bata India has established itself as India.s largest footwear retailer. Its retail network of over 1200 stores gives it a reach / coverage that no other footwear company can match. The stores are present in good locations and can be found in all the metros, mini-metros and towns
Bata.s smart looking new stores supported by a range of better quality products are aimed at offering a superior shopping experience to its customers.
The Company also operates a large non retail distribution network through its urban wholesale division and caters to millions of customers through over 30,000 dealers.