Licensor and brand management company Cherokee Inc says its client Hot Kiss Inc - a  footwear and accessory company - has entered into an exclusive international license agreement for its Hot Kiss and First Kiss brands with Sumikin Bussan Corporation, a major Japanese trading company.

Detailed terms of the multi-year agreement were not disclosed, but the deal includes a wide range of categories including juniors' and girls' apparel, accessories, sunglasses, watches, handbags, small leather goods and footwear. The agreement marks the first Hot Kiss and First Kiss license agreement in Japan.