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    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Pinetown (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Pinetown (South Africa)

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    exposed to international travel and study and meeting people from all over the world

    Cons

    reporting to the MD , you need to be organized , and have answers about your job and tasks

    Advice to Management

    be flexible and have knowledge of other departments when interacting with managemant


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    Retail Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Venice (Italy)
    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Bata (Venice (Italy)) in February 2013.

    Interview

    I went at the shop in Venice (Italy) and spoke with manager, I left my application and resume and after a month I received the first call. We scheduled the interview. One week later I was interviewed by the shop manager, she asked me routine questions about my career goals, my experience, how do I plan my future. Everything very informal and relaxed. After two weeks I received another call for a second interview, this time with the Senior Manager and a member of the Creative Team. This time the interview was more formal and we discussed about selling methods and problem solving.

    Interview Questions

    • A girl enters the shop and asks: "I want a yellow pair of shoes to match with dress". You don't have yellow shoes in the shop. What do you do?   1 Answer

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Website www.bata.com
Headquarters Lausanne, Switzerland
Size 1 to 5 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Zara, Vivarte

Bata manufactures and sells shoes under a dozen brands, including the eponymous Bata, Bata Industrials, Baby Bubbles, Eco Fit, and Marie Claire. Bata runs more than 25 manufacturing centers in 20 countries, though most facilities are located in India. The firm's retail operations include some 5,000 Bata stores in 70 countries. Since its founding by Tomas Bata in 1894, the company has sold more than 14 billion pairs of shoes. It is still owned by the Bata family, one of the most celebrated in the world.

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