Bata´s exports to Jamaica from 1930 had an increasing tendency. In the first half of 1930s the number of shops was climbing and among other things, the company also had a store in the capital city. After World War II, the Bata Shoe Organization continued to operate on the island (1967-1985).

  • In 1930, Bata exported 4,000 pairs of shoes to Jamaica. In the following years, the export of shoes increased largely – 88,000 pairs (in 1933)
  • In 1935 Bata Jamaica had its shop in Kingston; In 1938, the company had 12 stores on the island
  • 1962 – Bata Limited (Jamaica) was on list of historically registered Bata companies
  • In 1967-1985 Bata Shoe Organization owned several businesses on the island


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  • Thomas J. Bata, Remmembered, Zlín 2016, ISBN 978-80-7473-398-7
  • Moravský zemský archiv v Brně – Státní okresní archiv Zlín, Česko
Prodejna Kingston, říjen 1935
Prodejna Kingston, říjen 1935