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.”
Classic British lifestyle brand Laura Ashley has partnered with Merison Groep for a contemporary kitchen and tabletop collection.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has new partners for its classic brands and 2013 tentpoles in Russia.
Zodiak Kids has signed two new partners and renewed a third for the CBeebies preschool show “Mister Maker.”
Fathead has launched its newest product - Fat Dots, removable stickers for the home button on iOS devices.
Video game publisher Konami Digital Entertainment has appointed Sandra Arcan as senior manager of licensing and merchandising, EMEA.
U.K. construction equipment manufacturer JCB is building the presence of its kids’ toys line with the Fresh Air campaign this spring.
Pedigree Books has announced plans to continue its partnership with classic music brand Smash Hits for a series of music annuals.
MGA Entertainment is planning Real Bratz, a U.S. advocacy campaign aimed at inspiring girls with messages of excellence.
American Greetings Properties has signed new deals for Strawberry Shortcake and Care Bears in Asia and Australia.
Lawless Entertainment has inked a new deal with Hoffman California Fabrics for fabric featuring the art property Suzy’s Zoo.
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