Bata to invest Rs. 100 crore in retail

Kolkata: Bata India has said that it plans to invest Rs. 100 crore in the current year to ramp up retail footprint and also refurbish its three manufacturing facilities. “Bata India plans to add 100 retail outlets in the current financial year and the company expects to achieve a sales growth of 20 per cent […]

DDB Mudra bags creative mandate of Bata

Bata India has appointed DDB Mudra Delhi as its dedicated integrated marketing and communications agency to shoulder marketing communication responsibilities. DDB Mudra will be responsible for strengthening the Bata brand and highlighting its contemporary and youthful product range. Bata India continues to maintain an aggressive momentum on retail expansion, having added 168 new stores so […]

Cover your feet in style with Bata’s winter collection

With winters setting in, Bata India presents a whole new range of comfortable boots and cozy loafers in their winter footwear collection for the season. The range offers a wide variety of casual as well as formal trendy shoes that are high in comfort and quality. For Women, the brand offers attractive temporary wedge heels with closed […]

Bata plans Rs 100cr capex for FY13; to open 150 stores

Footwear brand Bata India ‘s net profit rose by 28.6% to Rs 52.6 crore in the quarter ended June . However, the company’s sales growth was disappointing in the second quarter and Rajeev Gopalakrishnan, MD of Bata said sales were hit by a delayed monsoon. He held the low growth in its Sandak brand of […]

Reliance Footprint eyes 15% market share by 2017: CEO

Bangalore: Reliance Footprint, a unit of Reliance Retail Ltd owned by Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Ltd, is aiming for a 15% share of the country’s fast-growing footwear market by 2017. It now has less than a 5% share. “We want to have a meaningful market share in five years,” chief executive Gopalakrishnan Sankar said on […]

Bata targets volume growth, retail expansion

Changing its last year’s strategy of creating product mix for different consumer segments, Bata India, one of India biggest footwear manufacturer and retailer has decided to target volume growth coupled with retail expansion. Also, the brand has launched yet another exciting campaign, ‘Discover New’. It aims for the consumer to discover something new on every […]

Bata to invest Rs 100cr; may open 130 stores this year

Leading footwear maker Bata India will invest nearly Rs 100 crore from its coffer in one year and another Rs 15 crore in the next three years.Of this, nearly Rs 70 crore will be spent on setting up new stores and their upgradation while the rest will be spent on plant modernisation. The company will […]

Bata India Q1 profit down 67% to Rs 35.99 cr

New Delhi: Footwear retailer Bata India Thursday reported 67 percent decline in net profit to Rs 35.99 crore for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. The company’s net profit for the year-ago period was Rs 109.36 crore, which included a gain of Rs 83.76 crore from surplus property development. “Net profit for first three […]