Bata´s business in Thailand dates back to the opening of a shop in Bangkok in the year 1932. A few decades later, the footwear factory was founded in 1955. The company still continues to do business in country at the beginning of our century.

  • In the first half of 1932, Bata opened its store in Bangkok. In August 1933, the newspapers announced opening of a new store in Bangkok and several retail outlets. In 1939 there were 25 outlets in the country
  • In May 1955, the company started production of leather shoes in its own factory and in November of that year a sister company was registered
  • In 1962, Bata Shoe Company of Thailand Limited (Thailand)  was in the inventory of historically registered Bata companies for Thailand
  • In 1992 Bata in Thailand had several production units in the country:
    • Bata Thailand, Bangkok
    • Branch Factory, Bangna
    • Branch Factory, Bangplee
    • Fortis, Bangkok


  • Jaroslav Pospíšil – Hana Pospíšilová, Rub a líc baťovských sporů, Zlín 2012, ISBN 978-80-7473-037-5
  • Thomas J. Bata, Remmembered, Zlín 2016, ISBN 978-80-7473-398-7
  • Moravský zemský archiv v Brně – Státní okresní archiv Zlín, Česko
  • Podnikový archiv Bata, Batanagar, India
Prodejna v Bangkoku, 60. léta
Prodejna v Bangkoku, 60. léta
Prodejny v Bangkoku, r. 1968
Prodejny v Bangkoku, r. 1968