Just a speck of history :
We are not going to bore you so don't get all ready to click the snooze button. We all need to know our history to connect to each other, whether you admit it or not so here goes a little bit about how Bata came into being. Bata was actually the title of the founders of the company – Tomas, Antonin and Anna Bata. It started back in 1894, in the country of Zlin, now known as the historical Moravia in the Czech Republic. This multinational company spread its wings to India in the year 1932, starting out from the small town of Konnagar, near Kolkata which is incidentally now known as Batanagar to the world. 1973 saw the change of Bata Shoe Company Pvt Ltd to Bata India Limited. The first company to receive the ISO:9001 certifications, Bata India Ltd can now be found in all the metropolitan cities and most of the towns in India.
The Bata Value :
In our childhood, we all used to know Bata as the manufacturer that makes our school shoes. Parents trusted on Bata like they trusted on their own family. All our shoes rarely came from elsewhere because Indian parents like their reliable brand. And then we grew up. We started learning about other brands and Bata, for a moment, lost our loyalty. Yet, the stubborn Bata evolved with us and clawed their way back into our hearts. Their thoughtfulness at serving individual needs reels us back in every time we stray. Their creativity and the passion with which they design their footwear, making it comfortable and stylish at the same time – what else do we need?
The Bata-tistic Variety :
Let us now talk about the most important part of any business – the variety. In the case of Bata, this is the largest and most decorated weapons they have, to monopolize the Indian shoe industry. They have shoes for women, men and kids as well as accessories for the adults. Coming to talk about the women's categories, they have ballerinas, sneakers, loafers, boots, sports shoes, casuals, formals, pumps, sandals, and slippers. They have an entire dedicated category for heels including stilettos, platforms, block, cone, and kittens. In the men's section, they have a range starting from but not limited to sneakers, oxfords and derbies, loafers and mocassins, sports shoes, thong slippers, flip-flops, monk straps, and boots. The kids category is divided into girls, boys, and school with all types of shoes available.
The Makeover of Bata :Bata has evolved with the modern generation and designed collections that give us an edge over other individuals with their design and comfort. The recent collections available in the store is Red Label, Bata Insolia, European Collection 2.0, and Out and About. The Red Label Collection places Bata as the trendy design maker rather than the boring old school shoemaker. Outrageous color schemes, adorable designs straight from the streets of New York are the core highlights of this collection. As much as we like being taller and accentuating our shape, heels are the cause of arthritis and basically the pain in our legs. The Bata Insolia Collection is the solution – women can balance their weight evenly eliminating the pain and so, stand straight as well as tall. The European or as they call it the Newropean Collection is an introduction of new European styles into the Indian society. All these new launches and collections have proved that Bata will always remain a pioneer in the industry, no matter how drastically the generation changes.
Shipping policy :The Bata shipping policy states that the items ordered should be delivered within 5 working days of putting in the order but in cases where they have to put the order through to another store, the shipping may take from 7-10 days. Their shipping service works from Monday to Saturday and they always try to ship the best quality products for their customer. One order can only be shipped to a single address as of now so if you want items to reach a different destination, you have to put in a different order. For our convenience and the safety of the items, Bata has always shipped the items through standard reputed couriers. If you order a bunch of items together, it may not be possible all the time to deliver the items together. It would depend on the availability of the items in the stock.
Exchange and return policies :
The exchange policy of the company remains that if you are not satisfied with a product from the Bata Home Service you can exchange it within 15 days of the original invoice. However, the item being exchanged should be clean, unused and in their original state of packaging and state.
Even though the quality control in Bata is said to be impeccable, there may be a few defective pieces and if you get one of these, you can contact Customer Service and apply for replacement of the item, within 60 days of the invoice being generated. The claim policy only works on manufacturing defects as given below.
For Footwear: Damaged or discolored upper material, Broken or damaged sole or insole
For Bags: Damaged or discolored upper material, Damaged stitching
For Belts: Damaged or broken material or buckle
You can pay via various modes of payment as given below.
Debit Cards include cards of banks Axis Bank, Barclays, Canara, CitiBank, Corporation Bank, Cosmos Bank, Deutsche Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, ING Vysya, Karur Vysya Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, PnB, SBI, Standard Chartered and Union Bank.
Net Banking of the banks like ABN – AMRO, Axis Bank, Bank of Baroda, BBK, Bank of India, Bank of Maharastra, Canara Bank, CitiBank, City Union Bank, Corporation Bank, Deutsche Bank, Federal Bank, HDFC, ICICI Bank, IDBI Bank, IndusInd Bank, J & K Bank, Karnataka Bank, Karur Vysya Bank, Kotak Mahindra, Lakshmi Vilas, Oriental Bank, PnB Bank, South Indian, State Bank of India, SBI - Indore, SBI - Hyderabad, SBI - Travancore, Syndicate Bank, The Bank of Rajasthan, Union Bank, Vijaya Bank and Yes Bank can be used for paying.
Wallets like PayTm, JIO, MobiKwik as well as Cash Cards like ItzCash, PayMate, and SBI Freedom can also be availed.
If you are paying through outstation cheque, demand draft or cheque, you should print out the order form, which you receive at the last step of the order and send it along with the cheque or draft to the address given below.
Bata India Ltd. Bata House,
418/02, Sector 14,
Old Mehrauli Gurgaon Road,
Gurgaon – 122002
Brand Partners :
The evolution of Bata consists of partnering with several young power brands like Power, Weinbrenner, Footin, Disney, Bata Comfit, Hush Puppies, Marie Claire, Naturalizer, North Star, Scholl, and Bubblegummers. Bata is partnering with worldwide famous Hush Puppies and Marie Claire to help sell their products in India. They are also striking deals with Amazon, Jabong, Flipkart as a part of expanding their e-commerce industry and making a mark in it. They are growing more youth-centric and with the amazing, bright innovations they have up their sleeve, they are sure to dominate the shoe industry as the olden days.
If you buy Bata shoes via Xerve, you will get a cashback of flat Rs. 210 on all orders. Hurry and be a part of the revolution.