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.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has opened its first dedicated office in Asia and appointed Pinky David as vice president, Asia Pacific.
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.
Egmont U.K. has signed on as publishing partner for the mobile game “My Singing Monsters,” developed by Big Blue Bubble.
The WWE has signed new deals for products including men’s and boys’ accessories, toys, sleepwear and footwear.
Silvergate Media has renewed its partnership with Fisher-Price, which will continue as master toy partner for the Octonauts.
Turner CN Enterprise has signed a raft of new agreements for LazyTown live events in the Middle East, Africa, the U.K., Germany and Spain.
Fluid World, the U.K. brand licensing agency appointed as master agent for Virgin Galactic has launched a CP program for the commercial spaceline.
Cartoon Network is bringing its second-screen mobile app, “CN Watch and Play,” to several markets across Asia Pacific.
The Jim Henson Company has sold its new animated children’s series, “Doozers,” to Nickelodeon Australia.
U.S. consumers will spend more this holiday season, but plan to start early and seek out better deals.
USA Curling has teamed up with Denali Throws for a line of curling-themed blankets and other related merchandise.
Big Tent Entertainment has signed a long-term deal with HNJ jewelry to create jewelry featuring Domo.
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