Fruit of the Loom

Fruit of the Loom, Inc.
TypePrivate company [1]
IndustryTextile, sports equipment
Founded1851 (1851)
in Warwick, Rhode Island, U.S. (as "B.B and R Knight Corp.)[1]
FounderRobert Knight & Benjamin Knight [2]
Headquarters,
Area served
Worldwide
ProductsClothing (casual wear, activewear), sports equipment
BrandsExquisite Form
Number of employees
32,400
ParentBerkshire Hathaway
Subsidiaries
Websitefruit.com

Fruit of the Loom is an American company that manufactures clothing, particularly casual wear and underwear. The company's world headquarters is in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Since 2002 it has been a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.

Products manufactured by Fruit of the Loom itself and through its subsidiaries include clothing (t-shirts, hoodies, jackets, sweatpants, shorts and lingerie), and sports equipment (softballs and basketballs manufactured and commercialised by Spalding.

  1. ^ a b Company Overview of Fruit of the Loom, Inc. on Bloomberg.com
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