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 headphones–street artist Kenny Scharf.
Basketball star Shaquille O'Neal and Peerless Clothing have partnered to create a new fashion menswear collection that will launch exclusively at Macy's.
Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific has picked up Aeroplane Production’s “The Fixies.”
LeapFrog Enterprises and Lionsgate have teamed up to reboot the LeapFrog Letter Factory brand in a series of new videos.
MEGA Brands and Ubisoft are teaming to create a new line of collector construction sets based on “Assassin’s Creed.”
The Toy Industry Association gave its predictions for the trends that will drive the toy industry this year.
DHX Media has appointed Paul Keech as its new creative services director.
Bandai has launched the toy line for the latest iteration of Saban’s Power Rangers, “Power Rangers Super Megaforce."
Allison Lort has joined licensing agency Brandgenuity as director of business development.
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