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.
Retail sales beat estimates in February as consumers adjusted their spending in response to an increase in payroll taxes and higher gasoline prices.
Planeta Junior Italy has announced a new partnership with the Nestle Group for chocolate Easter eggs featuring the new TV series “Maya the Bee.”
The European film/TV group, StudioCanal has extended its partnership with Creative Licensing Corporation for another three years.
American Greetings Properties and its licensing agent Medialink, are planning a new crossover collection with the Rody brand in Taiwan.
Ideas at Work continues to bolster the program for Olly the Little White Van with the launch of a U.K. publishing program and new app.
Bubble Gum Interactive has appointed the Empire Multimedia to represent its online kids' game “Space Heroes Universe!” in Asia.
Discovery Communications has completed its acquisition of the SBS Nordic operations of ProSiebenSat.1 Group.
Muhammad Ali Enterprises has signed two new accessory partners in Canada for the brand of the iconic boxer.
Evolution has appointed a series of international sub-agents to manage Miramax's portfolio.
American Mint has signed a new deal with stock car driver Richard Petty for a new line of commemorative products.
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