FootwearMarch 25, 2021

How the macro impacted BAT’s performance in 2020
Amidst the turbulences of covid-19, British American Tobacco Zambia (BATZ) plc manages to sail through exceptionally with regard to operating profit but fails terribly to earn ‘tangible’ profit before taxes as the company falls into losses. During a period when most business have struggled and most succumbing to the business environment challenges, BAT plc performance […]

FootwearAugust 23, 2020

BATA distraught at half year 2020
The only shoemaker listed on the Lusaka Securities and Exchange, Bata Show Company, has advised that it will be reporting weaker financial performance at half-year 2020 due to a myriad of challenges, according to a statement from the company. “In accordance with the Lusaka Securities Exchange (“LuSE”) Listings Requirements, the Board of Directors of Zambia […]

FootwearAugust 29, 2018

BATA at Half Year 2018
BATA have redefined stepping into the New Year in style. The company recently reported its half year results and they did not disappoint. With brands such as Power, Weinbrenner and legacy Bata brands recording strong performance in the first half of the year, the company’s only frown was the 2% volume decline on a year […]

Footwear, Zambia Bata Shoe PlcApril 17, 2017

Bata for women in 2017
Bata’s Chairman George Sokota was delighted to present the annual report to the shareholders at their 55th AGM. He acknowledged that government played a huge role in ensuring viable economic policies and for creating an enabling and peaceful environment for doing business. George declared that rural stores were their key value drivers. However, due to […]

Footwear, Zambia Bata Shoe PlcJuly 7, 2016

Bata By Choice: Value becomes Elusive for the Shoe Maker
I recall the time when I was a young lad and my parents would get me the black Batas that would last me an entire school year. The company’s product back then and now have been known for being robust, durable and quite trendy. Bata has been the choice footwear for many middle and low […]