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.”
VIMN has announced two new promotions in its Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products division–Ron Johnson as executive vice president, NVCP, and Mark Kingston as general manager and senior vice president, NVCP EMEA & Australia.
Tokyo-based licensing consultant ZenWorks has launched a series of English classes for licensing professionals in Japan.
Lisle International has announced three new partners for the app brand Temple Runin the U.K. and Europe.
PVH has signed two new partners for Izod that will extend the brand into denim and expand its presence in Mexico.
Disney and Pixar are celebrating the U.K. launch of the new Silver Series Cars products with a tour of toy stores in the U.K.
King Features, licensor of characters like Betty Boop and Popeye, has appointed License2Brand as its agent in Greece and Cyprus.
Accessories 4 Technology has signed on to feature the digital brand Plants vs. Zombies on a range of gaming peripherals.
41 Entertainment has appointed Zodiak Kids to represent “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures” in France and French-speaking Belgium and Switzerland.
ZeptoLab U.K. and ITV Studios Global Entertainment have appointed a series of new agents for “Cut the Rope.”
Advanstar Licensing, in association with LIMA, will be holding an all-industry networking event at this year’s Licensing Expo.
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