Leading apparel, footwear and fashion accessories firm Cherokee Inc today posted a 12.1 per cent jump in 200 net income to $12.1 million from the $10.8m registered in the year-ago period.

Net revenues climbed 8.5 per cent to $30.7m during fiscal 2002 from $28.3m, while retail sales of Cherokee branded products increased 11 per cent to $2.07 billion and retail sales of Sideout branded products increased 18 per cent to $116.3m.