Zlín

Zlín is is located in southeastern Moravia and lies on the Dřevnice river.  The development of the modern city is closely connected to the Bata Shoes company and its social scheme, developed after the First World War. Tomáš Baťa was one of the worlds biggest multinational retailers, manufacturers and distributors of footwear, accessories and he also designed the the city of Zlín. And thanks to his success Zlín became he center for managing an international supply and manufacturing chain.