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.
Perfetti Van Melle has appointed Beanstalk as the exclusive licensing agency in Greater China for its iconic lollipop brand Chupa Chups.
Gaming company King has signed a European licensing deal with apparel specialist Skybrands for its hit app “Candy Crush Saga.”
Debenhams, Matalan, Card Factory and Blue Inc have joined the roster of top retailers participating in BLE Retail Mentoring Programme.
Bonnier’s Outdoor Life magazine is building its branded consumer product line with the addition of two new lifestyle partners.
Crayola is planning a range of products featuring Lima Sky’s app property Doodle Jump, including mobile games and a line of craft kits.
CBeebies has appointed the licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent its new series “Swashbuckle” in the U.K.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has added new licensing partnerships for Platinum Films’ boys’ property Matt Hatter Chronicles.
Peppa Pig, The Amazing World of Gumball and Room on the Broom were among the winner at the tenth British Animation Awards.
Ultimate Ears has unveiled the latest artist partnership for its line of UE Booms speakers–street artist Kenny Scharf.
Egmont U.K. is planning a new monthly magazine based on Disney’s interactive video game Disney Infinity that will debut in February.
Blokker stores across Benelux are promoting Rainbow’s girls’ property Winx Club with a coloring contest that will run through the end of January.
Brand Extensions Russia has negotiated a deal with Academy Group for a line of stationery featuring the Kimmidoll brand in Russia and the CIS.
Marvel Entertainment has joined forces with C-Preme for a line of helmets with 3D designs of Marvel’s Super Heroes.
TVMania has signed on as the newest licensee for Moose Enterprise’s The Trash Packfor apparel, fashion bags and accessories in G/A/S.
SeaWorld has debuted a sleigh full of holiday gifts ranging from toys and apparel to home goods and a Monopoly game.
Santoro continues to grow its Gorjuss art brand with a new collection at Undercolors of Benetton and new deals in Slovenia, Spain and Italy.
Random House Children’s Books is kicking off the new year with a raft of new titles based on its top children’s characters, TV shows and movies.
Licensing agency Beanstalk has signed on to represent the California Milk Processor Board’s Got Milk? brand.
Scholastic Media is collaborating with Intel to design interactive gaming content using voice and gesture interaction technology.
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