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.
Entertainment One Licensing has appointed Jazwares as the master toy partner in North America for its Peppa Pig property.
Kaynak Licensing Company has tapped Play And Learn Toys to develop a line based on the “Niloya” TV series in Turkey.
C3 Entertainment has been named as the exclusive worldwide representative of chef Jason Santos for licensing and merchandising.
Sesame Workshop has tapped TCG to create a new line of wooden toys featuring the characters of “Sesame Street.”
Two experts in copyright protection are hosting a seminar on the subject Monday at New York Toy Fair.
Bandai has introduced a robust portfolio of branded entertainment toys for both boys and girls this week at New York Toy Fair.
MGM’s Consumer Products division has lined up 18 licensees in support Robocop, which premiered in U.S. theaters Feb. 12.
Musical instrument manufacturer Peavey Electronics has launched a line of officially licensed Major League Baseball instruments and accessories.
Cartoon Network Enterprises has added seven new apparel and accessories partners for Adventure Time.
HIT Entertainment is partnering with Buddy Fruits, creators of the squeezable fruit pouch, for a cross-promotion featuring Thomas & Friends in the U.S.
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