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.
HGTV Home is teaming up with Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores in the U.S. for a new line of home décor fabrics and trims, in a deal brokered by Beanstalk.
1,800 brands from consumer goods categories like publishing, sports and food will be highlighted in the new Brands and Agents area of Licensing Expo.
Fashion designer Nanette Lepore is expanding into the home category in a new partnership with Peking Handicraft.
Viacom International Media Networks Asia has renewed its strategic alliance with Global TV in Indonesia and appointed a new licensing agent in the country.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has signed a series of new deals for its top movie brands including Psycho, Back to the Future, Field of Dreams and Scarface.
Carmella Johns Unlimited has been appointed to represent Salvador Dali’s “El Triomf I el Rodoli de la Gala I en Dali" in North America.
Entertainment One Family has announced a number of broadcast deals for several of its children’s shows.
Children’s TV producer Vodka has teamed up with Famosa for a line of soft toys featuring its Jelly Jam brand in Mexico.
Zodiak Kids has partnered with Trademark Collections for a range of Tickety Toc bags in the U.K. and Eire.
Wild Pumpkin Licensing has signed on to represent Bubble Gum Interactive’s online kids’ world “Space Heroes Universe!.”
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