Famous Czech Brands
Interesting facts about Czech brands
Tomáš Baťa, Shoemaker, Entrepreneur and Visionary
Look at your shoes. If they bear the Baťa logo, then you should know that you are wearing a product with a history dating back to the Austro-Hungarian Empire of 1894. At that time the young cobbler Tomáš Baťa founded a shoemaking company in Zlín together with his sister and one of his brothers. In the following years the business spread across four continents, and today you can buy Baťa footwear in dozens of cities all around the world. Seems inspiring? Well, read on, that's not even half of it.