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.
U.S. retailer Dick’s Sporting Goods has announced plans for a new Field & Stream specialty retail concept, with the first store set to open this fall.
Keds has is releasing a limited edition Champion sneaker as part of it sponsorship of Taylor Swift’s upcoming North American tour.
More than 250 global licensees are on board as Studio 100’s new CGI children’s series “Maya the Bee” begins to roll out internationally.
Santoro continues to add to its roster of European partners for the art brand Gorjuss.
kathy ireland Worldwide has announced plans to exhibit for the first time at this year’s Licensing Expo in the new Fashion District area.
U.K. retailer ASDA has announced a new direct-to-retail deal with MGA Entertainment’s Little Tikes brand.
The British Olympic Association has appointed IMG Licensing to create a licensing program for its Team GB brand.
Moonscoop has sold its series “Code Lyoko Evolution” into a range of new territories.
Zodiak Kids has named Scholastic as the North American master publishing partner for its preschool show “Tickety Toc.”
U.K. confectionery licensee Bon Bon Buddies has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International trade.
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