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.
Samsonite has signed a new multi-year license agreement with PS Brands for a line of High Sierra socks in North America.
Sanrio has tapped brand experience agency SGA Productions to launch Hello Kitty live events across the U.K, in a deal brokered by Fluid World.
Carnival Cruise Lines has partnered with Dr. Seuss Enterprises for Dr. Seuss-themed experiences aboard its fleet of 24 “fun ships.”
Electrolux has tapped Boxman Studios to create a mobile kitchen showroom that showcases its latest appliances.
Aeropostale has launched a line of apparel and accessories from teen social media star Bethany Mota.
PBS Kids has ordered 26 additional episodes of Scholastic Media’s Emmy award-winning children’s series “WordGirl.”
The Jelly Belly Candy Company has teamed up with Prestige Global Co. for a line of kids’ apparel, in a deal brokered by The Licensing Company.
The deals and companies that shaped the licensing business in 2013 and were also among the most widely viewed.
Sakar International has launched a new line of electronics accessories that pay homage to some of the biggest names in the music business.
Audiofly has launched a new range of in-ear headphones in collaboration with DJ and producer Tiesto at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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