Bata International serves customers in much of Asia, the Pacific and Africa through its 3,000 stores and many dealers. It is supervised from Singapore. Bata International operates shoe innovation centers in several countries as well as 30 factories to serve individual markets. Bata Europe is based in Paris and operates 500 stores offering fashionable footwear. The world-class shoe innovation center just outside of Venice supplies many of the exclusive lines found in Bata stores throughout Europe.
Our journey began in 1950
Bata Shoe Company of Ceylon Limited was incorporated on the 9th of June, 1950 at Grand pass, Colombo in a small warehouse with 53 persons. Our initial representation was only in the City of Colombo and the Retail operations commenced in 1951 from our outlet in Main Street, Colombo 11.
What we are today
Today we have a spacious factory and office in Ratmalana, with 430 employees. We are now, one of the largest Footwear Manufacturers in the Republic with Retail Stores and Depots around the Island. We also have 74 Authorized Dealers and a countless number of department stores and independent retailers as our customers.
We’re just getting started
Launches online shopping website www.bata.lk with huge arrange of assortment
Global footwear giant Bata has announced its foray into the Sri Lankan e-commerce market and its partnership with popular online market place to tap growth potentials in the local e-commerce space.
Bata has been hugely successful in all countries where it operates, offering convenient shopping and a huge assortment for customer’s offline.
To reposition Bata as a top brand in Sri Lanka, more focus and attention will be paid to the development of e-commerce business, while retail business will continue with the brick and mortar stores. Wholesales and institutional sales will be additional verticals to bring quality footwear to the people.
Bata has taken pride in being a footwear solution for a large assortment of quality products, competitive prices and a great shopping experience. The company announced that it is now set to enter Sri Lanka e-commerce market and engage customers through novel ideas, a wide range of footwear products, great prices and seamless services.
Sri Lanka is one of the leading countries in technological advancement, with a rapidly growing Internet penetration rate and consequently experiencing a rise in online shopping trends. We make sure that we provide the best deals for 100% quality products along with exceptional customer service all Bata customers.