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.”
Lisle International has added two new licensees for Moose Enterprises’ The Trash Pack brand including Blues Clothing for apparel and Brand Mania for novelty items.
Easter spending is expected to remain flat this year with total spending expected to reach an estimated $17.2 billion, according to the National Retail Federation.
The Joester Loria Group, global licensing agent for The World of Eric Carle, celebrated The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day Tuesday alongside the brands licensees in the U.S. and U.K.
PVH has signed two new partners for Izod that will extend the brand into denim and grow its presence in Mexico.
Hasbro has appointed Brand is-Real to boost the presence of Littlest Pet Shop, My Little Pony, Transformers and Furby in Israel.
Coolabi has teamed up with the U.K. conservation charity the Woodland Trust for a new outdoor campaign featuring Poppy Cat.
Reckitt Benckiser's Air Wick brand is celebrating National Park Week with a line of air freshener products inspired by U.S. national parks.
Carte Blanche Group has appointed Samantha Kelly as head of licensing in the U.K.
CopCorp Licensing has signed a series of new deals for the fashion brand Pink Cookie including new agents in Europe.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association U.K. has appointed Ryan Beaird as its new membership services manager.
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