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.”
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.
With Super Bowl XLVIII expected to draw an estimated 181 million viewers, the NRF predicts that total spending for the event will top $12.3 billion.
Cartoon Network and The LEGO Group are readying for the U.S. debut of their new multi-platform property Mixels.
Carte Blanche’s Tatty Teddy character helped to cheer up Brits at London’s Bond Street tube station Blue Monday, Jan. 20.
Boutique agencies Synergy Licensing and The Brand Liaison have formed a new collaboration.
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