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.
Brand Licensing Europe has unveiled a new floor plan for its upcoming October show, the first new layout in the event’s 15-year history.
Entertainment One Family has signed a new deal with Evy of California to develop a new line of Peppa Pig-themed apparel for girls.
Legoland Florida is expanding to include a new branded area featuring LEGO Legends of Chima.
Surfing lifestyle brand Hang Ten is refocusing its attention on the U.S. with a full portfolio of new products set to launch.
LIMA U.K. has announced a slate of top speakers and hot topics for its upcoming Licensing Essentials Course May 16.
Build-A-Bear Workshop and Hasbro have teamed up for the first-ever make-your-own My Little Pony event.
Nickelodeon has signed a raft of new distribution deals in Northern Europe for its top series such as “Dora the Explorer,” “Penguins of Madagascar,” “Big Time Rush” and “Kung Fu Panda.”
Design brand Lillipippins, which was a finalist in 2012’s License This! contest at Brand Licensing Europe, has signed two new greetings cards deals.
Guru Studio has sold season two of its hit preschool series “Justin Time” (26 x 11) to Latin American preschool network, Discovery Kids.
The Swedish Olympic committee has tapped the retailer H&M to dress the Swedish teams for the next two Olympics.
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