Brand name apparel, footwear and accessories licensor Cherokee Inc has extended its retail license agreement in Canada for an additional five years with Zellers, a division of Hudson's Bay Company.

"With Zellers merchants adapting the upscale Cherokee product line to the needs and preferences of the Canadian consumer over the last five years, Cherokee has become one of the largest and fastest growing family lifestyle brands in Canada," said Robert Margolis, chairman and CEO of Cherokee Inc.

Zellers is a national chain of over 300 discount department stores in Canada.