Tomáš Baťa

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Tomáš Baťa (3 April 1876 – 12 July 1932) was a Czech entrepreneur, founder of the Bata Shoes company, one of the world's biggest multinational retailers, manufacturers and distributors of footwear and accessories.wikipedia
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Zlín

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Tomáš Baťa established the organization in Zlín on 24 August 1894 with 800 Austrian gulden, some $320, inherited from his mother.
The town grew rapidly after Tomáš Baťa founded a shoe factory there in 1894 when the population was approximately 3,000 inhabitants.

Bata (company)

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Tomáš Baťa (3 April 1876 – 12 July 1932) was a Czech entrepreneur, founder of the Bata Shoes company, one of the world's biggest multinational retailers, manufacturers and distributors of footwear and accessories.
The T. & A. Baťa Shoe Company was founded on 24 August 1894 in the Moravian town of Zlín, Austria-Hungary (today the Czech Republic) by Tomáš Baťa, his brother Antonín and his sister Anna, whose family had been cobblers for generations.

Jan Antonín Baťa

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After his demise, his half-brother Jan Antonín Baťa took over ownership of the Bata companies and eventually fled to the United States due to the Nazi occupation in 1939, and later settled in Brazil.
Jan Antonín Baťa (March 7, 1898 – August 23, 1965) (also known as Jan Antonin Bata or Jan Bata, called The King of Shoes) was a Czech shoe manufacturer from Uherské Hradiště (southeastern Moravia), half-brother of Tomáš Baťa.

Czechoslovakia

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By the early 1930s, under Tomas Bata's leadership the Baťa enterprise and Czechoslovakia were the world's leading footwear exporters.
Tomáš Baťa, Czech entrepreneur and visionary outlined his ideas in the publication "Budujme stát pro 40 milionů lidí", where he described the future motorway system.

Bata shoe factory

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Founded in 1932 by Tomáš Baťa, the factory was "one of the most important planned landscapes in the East of England" in the 20th Century.

Thomas J. Bata

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Baťa was born in the Czech city of Prague, in what is now the Czech Republic, the son of Czech industrialist Tomáš Baťa.

Tomas Bata Memorial

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The building process started in 1932 and the monument was open with ceremony on the day of the first anniversary of Tomas Bata death that is on 12th July 1933.

Svatopluk Turek

He is most known for his book Botostroj (The Shoe Machine) where he depicted the company as an inhuman mechanism destroying lives of people and its boss Tomáš Baťa as a dictator.

Czechs

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Tomáš Baťa (3 April 1876 – 12 July 1932) was a Czech entrepreneur, founder of the Bata Shoes company, one of the world's biggest multinational retailers, manufacturers and distributors of footwear and accessories.

Multinational corporation

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Tomáš Baťa (3 April 1876 – 12 July 1932) was a Czech entrepreneur, founder of the Bata Shoes company, one of the world's biggest multinational retailers, manufacturers and distributors of footwear and accessories.

Footwear

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Tomáš Baťa (3 April 1876 – 12 July 1932) was a Czech entrepreneur, founder of the Bata Shoes company, one of the world's biggest multinational retailers, manufacturers and distributors of footwear and accessories.

Shoemaking

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Though the organization was newly established, the family had a long history of shoemaking, spanning eight generations and over three hundred years.

Assembly line

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In 1904 Baťa worked on an assembly line in the United States and brought his acquaintance with the method back to Zlín.

United States

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In 1904 Baťa worked on an assembly line in the United States and brought his acquaintance with the method back to Zlín. Factories and companies were set up in other countries including Poland, Yugoslavia, India, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the United States.

World War I

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World War I created a booming demand for military shoes, and the company quickly became one of the major contemporary footwear brands.

Ford River Rouge Complex

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During the interwar period Tomas Baťa again visited the New World to observe progress at the River Rouge Plant in Dearborn, Michigan.

Dearborn, Michigan

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During the interwar period Tomas Baťa again visited the New World to observe progress at the River Rouge Plant in Dearborn, Michigan.

Poland

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Factories and companies were set up in other countries including Poland, Yugoslavia, India, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Kingdom of Yugoslavia

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Factories and companies were set up in other countries including Poland, Yugoslavia, India, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the United States.

India

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Factories and companies were set up in other countries including Poland, Yugoslavia, India, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the United States.

France

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Factories and companies were set up in other countries including Poland, Yugoslavia, India, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Netherlands

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Factories and companies were set up in other countries including Poland, Yugoslavia, India, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Denmark

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Factories and companies were set up in other countries including Poland, Yugoslavia, India, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the United States.

United Kingdom

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Factories and companies were set up in other countries including Poland, Yugoslavia, India, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the United States.