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.
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.
Marvel and Feld Entertainment have unveiled a prequel comic book to set the stage for the upcoming "Marvel Universe Live!" arena show.
Sprout has unveiled the details of its new programming slate, which includes the addition of a new game show program.
HIT Entertainment has teamed up with toy distributor Silverlit in France to support the TV series “Fireman Sam” with a toy range.
CBS continued its series of live events based on the Next Top Model franchise with Sweden’s Next Top Model Live last weekend.
Universal Orlando Resort is expanding the theme park experience The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Coolabi’s preschool brand, Poppy Cat, is returning to the U.K. kids’ festival LolliBop for the second year.
CBS Consumer Products has partnered with Card.com for a new line of Star Trek-branded prepaid debit cards.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has announced plans for a Classic Thunderbirds themed exhibition in Japan.
Nickelodeon has teamed up with the Middle East entertainment resort Atlantis, The Palm to feature SpongeBob SquarePants.
DHX Media has sold three of its key kids’ shows to Belgian broadcaster VRT-Ketnet.
BBC Worldwide has announced a master toy licensee and new publishing partners for its preschool series “Sarah & Duck.”
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