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.
Talent agency N.S. Bienstock has been appointed as the licensing agent for Veria Living, a media brand devoted to health and wellness.
The new 3D Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction is set to open at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park this spring.
Motor oil brand Mobil 1 has partnered with NASCAR driver Tony Stewart to bring back the classic car film Smokey and The Bandit.
Scooby-Doo is joining forces with the North Shore Animal League America’s Tour for an animal adoption tour across the U.S.
The owner of Albertson’s grocers has announced plans to buy competitor chain Safeway in a transaction valued at $9 billion.
Women's sports apparel brand Tail Activewear has launched a new line of collegiate licensed merchandise.
European fast fashion retailer Etam has launched a new line of lounge and sleepwear featuring The Smiley Brand.
Nine West, a division of The Jones Group, and the fashion magazine InStyle are expanding their limited edition footwear collaboration.
Xcel Brands has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Signal Brands to create a line of Isaac Mizrahi New York suitcases and travel accessories.
Striker Entertainment has tapped Next Games to create a mobile game based on the AMC’s zombie drama series “The Walking Dead.”
Global Pursuit has signed a retail agreement with Galeries Lafayette China to introduce Uglydoll-branded merchandise at its store in Beijing.
Authentic Apparel Group has launched a new line of army-style clothing officially licensed by the U.S. Army in partnership with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
Kunihiko Tsuji, chief operating officer and senior executive vice president of Sanrio, passed away Nov. 19 due to acute heart failure at the age of 61.
Grinchmas is returning to Universal Studios Hollywood with “whobilation” throughout the theme park.
Licensed toys play prominently in the list of finalists for the Toy Industry Association’s 2014 Toy of the Year Awards.
The U.K.’s largest nature conservation charity RSPB has teamed up with Pants On Fire Games to create the original board game Wing It.
Ford has tapped Mark Feldstein & Associates as one of the 50 companies to create product for Mustang’s 50th anniversary in 2014.
Macy’s is planning an exclusive women’s fashion brand inspired by the Latina actress, recording artist and author Thalía.
An animated Popeye commercial for Mama Lucchetti pasta has won an Effie Award as the most effective commercial in its category.
Fifth & Pacific Companies has sold Lucky Brand Jeans to an affiliate of Leonard Green & Partners, finalizing its plans to focus on the Kate Spade brand.
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