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Swing into spring with the new Bata Comfit range at Miladys
Landing just in time for the change of seasons, international footwear label, Bata Comfit, is back in South Africa with a new ladies-only range available exclusively at Miladys from September 2023. 20 Sep 2023 Read more

Tomy Takkies #WomenKind campaign supports women-owned businesses
Tomy Takkies is so much more than just another sneaker brand. Starting as a team of mostly women, their goal has always been to create comfortable yet stylish footwear for their shoppers. Almost 60 years later, and Tomy still stands by this, putting women at the centre of its business. 8 Sep 2023 Read more

Bata South Africa headquarters strategic move to Durban North's corporate hub
After five decades at its Pinetown facility, Bata South Africa, a leading footwear manufacturer in South Africa, and a subsidiary of the respected global Bata Group, has relocated its head office to the vibrant corporate hub of La Lucia, situated north of Durban. This strategic move aligns with Bata South Africa's future growth strategy. 1 Sep 2023 Read more

What kind of Bubblegummer is your little one?
Kids have vivid imaginations and love to explore, and the latest collection of Bubblegummers footwear - now available at Edgars, Superbalist and Zando - enables them to do just that. Since its launch, top sellers in the range have been the Bubblegummers high-tops and light-up sneakers, with extra ankle support and a pop of personality, perfect for your little one's non-stop playtime. 7 Aug 2023 Read more

Bata South Africa's distinctive Tomy Takkies brand celebrates women
It's the shoe that South African women love, and this Autumn/Winter season, Bata South Africa has given the versatile Tomy Takkies a fresh new look and trendy twist. 4 Aug 2023 Read more

Corovoca Primary School wins big in the Bata Toughees 'It's your time to shine' competition
Corovoca Primary School, in Avoca, was a lucky winner of R30,000 cash in the Bata Toughees "It's your time to shine" competition. 3 Aug 2023 Read more

Bata South Africa supports East Coast Radio's Keep a Child Warm campaign
With large parts of the country under the cold grip of winter, Bata South Africa rallied to the call to donate shoes and clothes to keep children warm. 2 Aug 2023 Read more

Bata South Africa wraps up Mandela Day 2023
In the true spirit of Mandela Day, Bata South Africa's teams travelled across Durban, partnering with incredible organisations, on a mission with a purpose - to put smiles on the faces of those who need it the most. 1 Aug 2023 Read more

Driving quality in local shoe manufacturing
With an eye for production efficiency and improving supply chain processes, Muhammad Ajmal Khan's career in the shoe manufacturing industry has seen him work in all corners of the factory floor, and - due to Bata's global presence - he's gained experience in just about all corners of the world. 25 Jul 2023 Read more

Exclusive North Star collection lands in selected Mr Price Stores
In an exciting collaboration, Bata South Africa has partnered with South African retailer, Mr Price, to deliver an exclusive collection of sneakers made for the fashion-forward yet value-conscious Gen Z. 12 Jul 2023 Read more

Power shoes now available at Mr Price Sport
Canadian-designed footwear brand, Power, has been producing athletic footwear globally since 1971, delivering a winning combination of style, technology, comfort and durability for athletes across all skill levels - from gentle walking to intense high-performance activities. 27 Jun 2023 Read more

Step up your child's school shoe game
Choosing the right school shoes for your child can be daunting, but it's an essential decision to ensure their comfort and support throughout the school year. As children spend most of their weekdays in their shoes, it's vital to get them comfortable, hard-wearing and school-approved footwear. 26 May 2023 Read more

New strategic appointment to bolster Bata's regional expansion
Prominent footwear manufacturer Bata South Africa, has made a strategic appointment in the form of retail and merchandising professional, Suhail Rajah, who joined the organisation this year as the regional strategy and initiatives leader for Africa & the Middle East (AME). This pivotal, new role was created to support Bata's ambitious 2023 to 2027 plans for local business expansion and increased exports throughout the African market, emphasising the company's commitment to growth and market penetration in the region. 25 May 2023 Read more

Senior finance appointments at footwear giant Bata
Leading footwear manufacturer, Bata Group, has made two senior appointments within its finance function, as it sets out to expand its local business and increase exports across the African market in the next five years. 15 May 2023 Read more

Bata South Africa taking strides towards expansion
Leading footwear producer Bata South Africa is stepping forward with its sights set on expanding its local business and increasing exports across the African market in the next five years. 8 May 2023 Read more

Bata SA backs The Litterboom Project's beach clean-ups
Footwear company, Bata South Africa, has pledged its support as a clean-up partner to The Litterboom Project (TLP), a non-profit organisation running South Africa's first large scale river interception programme to stop plastic pollution from reaching the ocean. 25 Apr 2023 Read more

Bubblegummers are back! Strong, comfy, scented sneakers for building imagination without limits
Bata South Africa has brought back its top-selling, global children's footwear range, Bubblegummers, promising to fuel the imagination of little ones once again with the coolest, comfiest shoes around. 14 Apr 2023 Read more

Partnering with purpose: Bata SA and Lion Match school shoe drive underway
Two much-loved South African companies - footwear giant Bata South Africa and FMCG manufacturer, The Lion Match Company - have teamed up to tackle the issue of children in South Africa who face the daily challenge of attending school without proper footwear. To date, the partnership has benefitted over 330 children at four schools, with the most recent handovers at Langalibalele Primary School and Ohlange High School in Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal. 13 Apr 2023 Read more

Term to term shoe care tips from Toughees
With the start of a new school term, you might find that your child unexpectedly needs a new pair of school shoes - and not necessarily because they've outgrown them. School shoes can take a real beating during the school term, through scuffs from daily hard wear, or not being cared for or stored correctly during school weeks and holiday periods. 12 Apr 2023 Read more

Bata South Africa's international team invests in local community
To commemorate World Water Day, footwear manufacturer Bata South Africa, under the Bata Children's Programme (BCP), aimed to make water readily available for a better learning environment at educational facilities in Loskop, northern KZN. 3 Apr 2023 Read more

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