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.
Paul Dempsey, incoming president of global markets at BBC Worldwide, has announced the senior team that will be joining him in the newly reorganized division.
The American Mint has renewed its partnership with the National Civil War Museum a sesquicentennial product line.
41 Entertainment has appointed Legend Holdings as the textile licensee for its new Pac-Man series in Australia and New Zealand.
Home improvement retailer Lowe’s is planning Build and Grow events featuring DreamWorks Animation’s new film The Croods.
Moonscoop has concluded a new broadcast deal for “Chloe’s Closet” to air on Channel 5’s Milkshake! in the U.K. this spring.
Nike has tapped the Middle East Licensing Company to represent its football clubs in the Middle East.
Activision Publishing has signed with Nordic Licensing Company to extend the reach of the Skylanders brand in the Nordic region.
Atlantyca Entertainment and its co-producer Moonsoop have secured new broadcast sales for the animated series “Geronimo Stilton.”
FremantleMedia has announced a number of new licensees for its TV and fashion brands in France.
Activision Publishing launched its first-ever partnership with McDonald’s Friday, with Skylanders Giants Happy Meals.
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