Type of entity
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Dates of existence
The initials of the three founders Bradley, Voorhees & Day form the name of the firm. The company was established in New York in 1876. The B.V.D. trademark was acquired by The Union Underwear Company (owners of Fruit of the Loom) in 1976.
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Mandates/sources of authority
Shaun Cole, The Story of Men's Underwear (New York: Parkstone Press International, 2010).