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.
Global Pursuit and United Talent Agency will co-create a licensing program for Gwen Stefani’s Harajuku brand in China.
Animaccord Animation Studios and Perfetti Van Melle have teamed up for a new line of “Masha and the Bear” chocolate.
Sanrio is rolling out a new partnership with Moxi Roller Skates for a line of Hello Kitty-branded skates and custom wheels.
DreamWorks Animation has tapped Swadesh Essfil to create a variety of merchandise across its top properties in India.
Lisle International has negotiated a new deal with the U.K. retailer Forbidden Planet for a line of Temple Run products.
Rainbow has added a slew of new licensing agents for its top brands including Winx Club, PopPixie, Huntik and Mia and me.
American Greetings Properties has partnered with Meals de Colombia in Colombia, for Strawberry Shortcake-themed ice cream.
Coolabi’s Poppy Cat will be arriving at the Nickelodeon Land area of the U.K.’s Blackpool Pleasure Beach theme park this summer.
A new Care Bears promotion has taken flight in Singapore at the country’s Changi airport.
Zodiak Kids has appointed Komar to create a range of sleepwear for its preschool series “Tickety Toc.”
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