SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Feb. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cherokee Global Brands (NASDAQ:CHKE), a global brand marketing platform, announced today that Henry Stupp, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, will be speaking at the 1 st Annual NYC Summit: The Business of Brand Licensing on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at the New York Marriott Downtown.

This two-day, executive level conference was developed by License!Global magazine, in partnership with UBM Advanstar and LIMA. Mr. Stupp will leverage his extensive experience in both the apparel business and merchandise licensing industry as he sheds light on the topic of "Fashion Licensing: That was Then, This is WOW - Five New Realities that will Transform Brand Marketing."

"I am honored to represent Cherokee Global Brands at such a highly regarded industry event," said Henry Stupp. "I look forward to participating in a forum that provides industry leaders with the opportunity to share insights and discuss industry trends that will undoubtedly spur continued innovation in the space."

About Cherokee Global BrandsCherokee Global Brands is a global brand marketing platform that manages a growing portfolio of fashion and lifestyle brands including Cherokee®, Carole Little®, Tony Hawk® Signature Apparel and Hawk Brands®, Liz Lange®, Everyday California®, Sideout®, ále by Alessandra® and Flip Flop Shops®, a leading franchise retail chain, across multiple consumer product categories and retail tiers around the world. The Company currently maintains license and franchise agreements with leading retailers and manufacturers that span over 50 countries in 7,400 retail locations. Its retail, franchise and e-commerce platform partnerships include: Target Stores (U.S.), Kohl's (U.S.), Sears Canada (Canada), Walmart (Canada), Argos & Sports Direct (UK and Ireland), Flip Flop Shops® (US, Canada, Caribbean, Middle East and South Africa), RT-Mart (Peoples Republic of China), Pick 'n Pay (South Africa), Falabella (Chile, Peru and Colombia), Arvind Mills (India), Shufersal LTD. (Israel), Comercial Mexicana (Mexico), Nishimatsuya (Japan), Landmark Group's Max Stores (certain Middle East and North Africa countries), Reliance Trends Stores (India) and the TJX Companies (U.S., Canada and Europe).

Investor Contact:Cherokee Global BrandsJason Boling, CFO818-908-9868Addo CommunicationsPatricia Nir310-829-5400Media Requests for Cherokee Global Brands:Orsi Public RelationsJanet Orsi(323) 874-4073

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