A year in review and look ahead at the market Down Under. Editorial is provided by License! Global’s Australian content partner, The Bugg Report.
Walls 360 is featuring the work of artist Caleb Gray in a new line of removable wall decals for kids.
Wham-O and Precious Tales are planning a line of pet products inspired by classic Wham-O toy brands such as Frisbee and Hula Hoop.
Perry Ellis International has signed with Parigi Group to develop children’s apparel for its Perry Ellis and Original Penguin brands.
Barnes & Noble is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar with a series of hands-on events across the U.S.
Universal Studios Japan hosted the grand opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Friday that featured an unveiling of the Hogwarts castle.
Spin Master has filed a civil lawsuit in California to stop the manufacture and sale of Stafly toys, which it claims infringe on its Flutterbye toy.
Dynamite Entertainment has partnered with Ubisoft for a comic book series based on the “Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell” video game franchise.
Limon and Oli's publishing and licensing representative Mart Agency has signed two new partners for the classic Turkish comic strip brand.
Oscar de la Renta is planning a limited edition tabletop collection created in collaboration with the New York Botanical Garden.
Marvel and Feld Entertainment have unveiled a prequel comic book to set the stage for the upcoming "Marvel Universe Live!" arena show.
Knockout Licensing continues to expand the U.S. licensing program for the hit British drama “Downton Abbey” with two new licensees
Bulldog Licensing has signed two new partners for PopCap’s Plants vs. Zombies app brand in the U.K.
Giftware manufacturer One Hundred 80 Degrees has unveiled the new Cheeky Pumpkins Halloween décor collection featuring the work of artist Debbie Taylor-Kerman.
Y Entertainment Group has formed AGI Lifestyle Entertainment to exploit opportunities in non-scripted television and branded lifestyle.
JB Perrette has been named as the next president of Discovery Networks International following the resignation of Mark Hollinger.
Brick Lane Bikes has appointed London-based consultancy firm Foundry Brand Consultants to gear up its licensing program.
Anheuser-Busch InBev will re-acquire Oriental Brewery, a leading brewer in South Korea, from KKR and Affinity Equity Partners for $5.8 billion.
Nestlé has launched the first-ever KitKat boutique in Japan that features a variety of exclusive flavors created by Japanese chocolatier Takagi.
Coolabi has picked Character Options to be the master toy partner for its upcoming remake of the classic British animated series “Clangers.”
U.K. app developer and publisher Gazoob has debuted a new app featuring Aadarsh’s brand Purple Turtle.
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