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Beth Wright | 28 Jul 2016

A five-year dispute between the Sandak-Bata union and Calzado Sandak, a Mexican subsidiary of the Swiss-headquartered footwear giant Bata, has finally come to an end.


Katie Smith | 7 Apr 2016

Footwear giant Bata has appointed Alexis Nasard as its new group CEO, tasked with identifying global opportunities to accelerate growth.


Richard Woodard | 27 Jan 2015

One worker has been taken into custody and another eight threatened with detention as an industrial dispute with footwear company Bata in Mexico escalates, according to the IndustriAll global union.


Richard Woodard | 9 Dec 2014

Swiss-headquartered footwear business Bata is accused of “shirking responsibility” by not helping to resolve a labour dispute involving one of its suppliers in Sri Lanka.


Michelle Russell | 26 Sep 2014

Unions and labour rights activitsts have slammed Sri Lankan footwear manufacturer Palla and Company following what they describe as "mass sackings and union-busting" by the firm.


Liz Hague | 17 Apr 2014

The latest reports from just-style's research store include a look at specialist apparel and footwear retailers in Sweden, a profile of value fashion retailer Primark, and an overview of women's and girls' apparel manufacturing in the US.


Richard Woodard | 30 Oct 2013

Footwear retailer and manufacturer Bata India is planning to expand its retail presence further after recording double-digit rises in sales and profit in the third quarter.


Petah Marian | 26 Jul 2013

Indian footwear group Bata has seen second-quarter net income increase on rising sales.


Katie Smith | 29 Apr 2013

Indian footwear retailer and manufacturer Bata has booked a 6.8% increase in first-quarter profit, helped by new store openings and improved merchandise.


Richard Woodard | 27 Feb 2013

Footwear business Bata India posted strong double-digit increases in full-year net profit and sales in 2012, boosted by the company’s continued retail and wholesale expansion.


Katie Smith | 14 Dec 2012

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


Leonie Barrie | 21 Nov 2012

Bata Shoe Organization (BSO), one of the world's largest manufacturers and retailers of footwear, has named Jack Clemons as its new chief executive.


Katie Smith | 1 Nov 2012

Footwear business Bata India has seen its third-quarter net profit rise despite challenging retail conditions.


Petah Marian | 30 Jul 2012

Indian footwear retailer and manufacturer Bata has posted a jump in second quarter net profit after sales were boosted by new store openings.


Leonie Barrie | 1 May 2012

India's largest footwear retailer and manufacturer Bata India Ltd has booked a 41% hike in first quarter profit, with sales rising by nearly one-third thanks to its aggressive expansion.


Leonie Barrie | 21 Mar 2012

Footwear firm Belle International Holdings Ltd is to buy sportswear distributor Big Step Limited for up to CNY920m (US$145.6m) as part of efforts to expand its geographical presence in mainland China.


Petah Marian | 2 Mar 2012

Indian footwear retailer Bata reported a jump in full-year net profit on the back of rising sales.


Ahmed Abdullah | 16 Nov 2011

Two days of talks held earlier this week between Pakistan and India have made progress towards normalising bilateral trade between the two neighbouring countries.


Petah Marian | 31 Oct 2011

Footwear company Bata India has reported a jump in third-quarter pre-tax profit, driven by an aggressive expansion plan.


just-style.com | 25 Feb 2011

Indian footwear company Bata has posted strong profit growth for the fiscal year ended 31 December 2010, having repositioned its network with larger format stores.


just-style.com | 30 Apr 2010

Bata India, the country's largest footwear retailer, has seen its first quarter profit jump by 38.7% thanks to higher sales, new stores and better inventory management.


just-style.com | 24 Feb 2010

Footwear retailer and manufacturer Bata India today (24 February) booked a 20.3% jump in fourth quarter profit, helped by higher sales and expansion of its shoe chains.


just-style.com | 26 Aug 2009

First-half profit at Belle International Holdings Ltd, China’s largest retailer of women’s footwear, has jumped 14.9% on higher sales.


just-style.com | 23 Jul 2009

Leading Indian footwear retailer and manufacturer Bata today (23 July) posted a 26% jump in second quarter profit, helped by higher sales, new large format stores, and trendier shoe designs.


just-style.com | 28 Apr 2009

Bata India, the country’s largest footwear retailer and one of its leading manufacturers, has posted a 27.1% jump in pre-tax profit in the first quarter of its financial year, helped by new stores and rising sales.


just-style.com | 2 Mar 2009

Indian footwear retailer Bata Group has boosted its full-year net income to INR607m (US$11.7m), from INR474m in the comparable period last year, it told the Bombay Stock Exchange.


just-style.com | 2 Mar 2009

Indian footwear retailer Bata Group has boosted its full-year net income to INR607m (US$11.7m), from INR474m in the comparable period last year, it told the Bombay Stock Exchange.


just-style.com | 18 Feb 2009

India’s largest footwear retailer, Bata India Ltd, is planning to open 40 new stores in the first quarter of 2009 as it takes its shoes to customers in smaller cities.


just-style.com | 18 Feb 2009

India’s largest footwear retailer, Bata India Ltd, is planning to open 40 new stores in the first quarter of 2009 as it takes its shoes to customers in smaller cities.


just-style.com | 10 Nov 2008

French shoe retailer Bata France Distribution, a subsidiary of Canadian group Bata, has announced a three-year EUR15m (US$19.35m) restructuring programme.

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