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.
Trinity Mirror has appointed Lisle to develop a U.K. merchandising program for the comic strip character Andy Capp.
General Media Communications, publisher of Penthouse, is planning its first adult nightclub under its Caligula brand.
American Greetings Corporation has released a new gift line based on the teen boy band One Direction.
Seventeen magazine has teamed up with It’Sugar for a candy line designed to infuse a little sweetness into any situation.
Saban Brands has tapped Signorelli for a line of Paul Frank women's and junior’s fashion tops in the U.S.
The U.K. retailer Game is offering an exclusive Dark Edition starter pack for the upcoming Skylanders game.
Wicked Cool will debut its new line of The Wiggles toys exclusively at Toys ‘R’ Us in the U.S. later this month.
TF1 has picked up Saban Brands’ “Julius Jr.” and TF1 Licences will serve as the brand’s licensing agent in the region.
Korean animation studio Tuba n Co. has appointed Kaynak Licensing Co. to bring its brands to Turkey.
BBC Kids and Knowledge Network in Canada have picked up Nerd Corps Entertainment’s first original series, “Kate & Mim-Mim."
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