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.
Talent agency N.S. Bienstock has been appointed as the licensing agent for Veria Living, a media brand devoted to health and wellness.
The new 3D Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction is set to open at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park this spring.
Motor oil brand Mobil 1 has partnered with NASCAR driver Tony Stewart to bring back the classic car film Smokey and The Bandit.
Scooby-Doo is joining forces with the North Shore Animal League America’s Tour for an animal adoption tour across the U.S.
The owner of Albertson’s grocers has announced plans to buy competitor chain Safeway in a transaction valued at $9 billion.
Women's sports apparel brand Tail Activewear has launched a new line of collegiate licensed merchandise.
European fast fashion retailer Etam has launched a new line of lounge and sleepwear featuring The Smiley Brand.
Nine West, a division of The Jones Group, and the fashion magazine InStyle are expanding their limited edition footwear collaboration.
Xcel Brands has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Signal Brands to create a line of Isaac Mizrahi New York suitcases and travel accessories.
Striker Entertainment has tapped Next Games to create a mobile game based on the AMC’s zombie drama series “The Walking Dead.”
The National Basketball Association Canada has announced two new retail partnerships for apparel and home accessories, in a series of deals brokered by Studio Licensing.
The Joester Loria Group, worldwide agent for The World of Eric Carle, has appointed Brand Extensions Russia as the brand’s sub-agent in Russia.
41 Entertainment has appointed Sun City as the apparel licensee for Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures in France.
Paul Haines, director of business development and licensing at Carte Blanche Group, is stepping down after 13 years with the company.
Walker Books’ Tilly and Friends property is gaining global traction, following its television debut on CBeebies last September.
41 Entertainment has appointed Plus Licens in Moscow to handle licensing and merchandising activities for its new Pac-Man series in Russia.
Entertainment One Family is continuing the international expansion of its preschool series “Peppa Pig” with a new broadcast deal with Discovery Kids in Latin America.
Long-running TV series "The American Outdoorsman" has tapped All-American Licensing & Management Group as its licensing representative.
Home Plate Entertainment’s “Rob Dyrdek’s Wild Grinders” has been greenlit for a second season by Nicktoons and been sold in Europe and Latin America.
Giromax has released a new line of trading cards in the U.K. featuring Moose Toys’ collectible toy property Trash Pack.
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