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.
Walls 360 is featuring the work of artist Caleb Gray in a new line of removable wall decals for kids.
Wham-O and Precious Tales are planning a line of pet products inspired by classic Wham-O toy brands such as Frisbee and Hula Hoop.
Perry Ellis International has signed with Parigi Group to develop children’s apparel for its Perry Ellis and Original Penguin brands.
Barnes & Noble is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar with a series of hands-on events across the U.S.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has opened its first dedicated office in Asia and appointed Pinky David as vice president, Asia Pacific.
Universal Studios Japan hosted the grand opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Friday that featured an unveiling of the Hogwarts castle.
Spin Master has filed a civil lawsuit in California to stop the manufacture and sale of Stafly toys, which it claims infringe on its Flutterbye toy.
Dynamite Entertainment has partnered with Ubisoft for a comic book series based on the “Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell” video game franchise.
Limon and Oli's publishing and licensing representative Mart Agency has signed two new partners for the classic Turkish comic strip brand.
Oscar de la Renta is planning a limited edition tabletop collection created in collaboration with the New York Botanical Garden.
Disney, in collaboration with its partner Glidden, has released a series of new home paints and specialty finishes.
Moxie & Co has appointed Boom Licensing to expand the licensing program for designer Lotta Jansdotter into the U.K.
Bubble Gum Interactive has appointed Virtual World Licensing and AT New Media to represent “Space Heroes Universe!.”
Pedigree Books is planning a series of annuals featuring The Collective’s web series “Annoying Orange.”
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has named Vivid as the master toy partner in Europe, Australia and New Zealand for “Thunderbirds are Go!.”
Warner Bros. and CBS Consumer Products for a limited edition collection of The Big Bang Theory/Star Trek merchandise.
Old Bay seasoning will soon be used to spice up more than seafood, in a new deal with Thanasi Foods for sunflower seeds.
The U.K. virtual kids’ site BinWeevils.com has named board member Rod Henwood as its new chief executive officer.
American Greetings Properties has launched a new Strawberry Shortcake QSR promotion in Brazil.
Nottingham Forest has appointed Planeta Junior to manage the licensing program for its boys’ series “Sendokai Champions.”
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