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.”
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has signed a new deal with the Parisian design outfit ElevenParis for statement t-shirts.
Televisa has signed on to air and manage the licensing program for Entertainment One’s “Peppa Pig” in Mexico.
Maura Regan, SVP and GM of global consumer products for Sesame Workshop, was honored at the Women In Industry Luncheon Thursday.
FIFA has named Hy-Pro International as the licensee for the 2014 World Cup.
BBC Worldwide has appointed Clare Piggott as head of merchandising for its U.K. business.
The K’Nex Limited Partnership Group has tapped Big On Toy Innovation to bring its construction toy line to Europe.
Coolabi has appointed SMC Entertainment Group as the exclusive licensing agent in North America for “Poppy Cat.”
VIZ Media has launched the first issue in an original graphic novel series featuring Pretty Ugly’s Uglydoll brand.
Team! Licensing has been appointed to represent Hello Kitty and other Sanrio brands in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Nottingham Forest, worldwide agent for the TV series “Sendokai Champions” has signed two new back-to-school partners in Iberia.
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