The Nairobi CBD saw the opening of one more Bata store on Wednesday,3rd. March. 2010. The new store referred to as Bata Jubilee(housed at the Jubilee Insurance Exchange building)is located along Mama Ngina street. The street is famed for various uptown establishments such as The Java Coffee House and The 20th. Century Cinema.
Amid pomp and color, the Bata Jubilee was officially opened by The Chief Guest, Nairobi Mayor Councilor Geoffrey Majiwa. The Chief guest was keen to note Bata Kenya's expansion efforts that not only create employment but also creates investor confidence in the country.
Bata Jubilee is the 18th. Bata store within the CBD (Nairobi A region).The store measures a total of 1291 square feet and has in stock the famous Bata affiliated Premium brand of Hush Puppies. An exclusive Handbags unit is also visible as part of the the shops accessories display.Mama Ngina street sees quite some activity during the evening hours due to the presence of coffee shops and movie theatre and as such, Bata Jubilee will be operating till 8pm to cater for this market.
A crowd gathers to witness the re-opening
Mayor Majiwa cuts the tape to officially open Bata Jubilee
The Hush Puppies section at the newly opened shop
The expansive interior showing the handbags section