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.
DHX Media has renewed its deal with BBC Worldwide Asia to represent “Teletubbies” and “In the Night Garden” in China.
Viacom International Media Networks Asia is collaborating with SMIT to launch the online edutainment platform My Nick Jr. in China.
BBC Worldwide has made new senior hires across business development, legal and finance for its Asia division.
Betty Boop and her younger self, Baby Boop, are adding some sparkle to children’s fashion this season, with a new line of apparel from Monnalisa.
Disney Interactive and Disney Channel have teamed with Little Orbit to develop video games based on Planes: Fire & Rescue and the tween telenovela “Violetta.”
Casino gaming company IGT is planning to bring the Japanese-inspired lifestyle brand Tokidoki to slot machines.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has opened its first dedicated office in Asia and appointed Pinky David as vice president, Asia Pacific.
Universal Studios Japan hosted the grand opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Friday that featured an unveiling of the Hogwarts castle.
Outfit7, the company behind Talking Tom and Friends, has appointed a raft of new licensing agents to expand its reach globally.
As part of its annual investor meeting, Gap, Inc. unveiled plans for major expansion in Asia.
CBS Consumer Products has made first contact in Brazil, Germany, Japan and the U.K. with a series of Star Trek e-commerce sites.
Rainbow has added a slew of new licensing agents for its top brands including Winx Club, PopPixie, Huntik and Mia and me.
Global Pursuit has been appointed to represent Cuipo, the lifestyle brand dedicated to preserving the rainforest.
Aadarsh has been tapped to represent the Swedish TV series “Heroes of the City” in India for merchandising and publishing.
PVH has inked two new deals with BH Fashion Retailers to bring Izod and Van Heusen-branded apparel and accessories to the Philippines.
Sanrio and American Greetings Properties have brought together two of their brands–Care Bears and Little Twin Stars–for a new collaboration in Japan.
PVH has signed an agreement with Axis Golf for a new line apparel under the Izod brand in the South Pacific islands.
This year, the classic children’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is celebrating its 45th anniversary and JLG has planned a year of events.
Beanstalk is expanding its territorial reach through a new strategic partnership with Indian brand licensing agency The Wild East Group.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and 3DBA are helping to cool down a resort in Jakarta, Indonesia, with an Ice Age-themed attraction.
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