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.
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.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and 3DBA are helping to cool down a resort in Jakarta, Indonesia, with an Ice Age-themed attraction.
AG Properties has renewed its partnerships with 14 licensing agents worldwide for its five signature brands.
Studio 100 International has tapped Empire Licensing to represent May the Bee in South East Asia.
Viacom International Media Networks Asia is planning the first Nickelodeon-branded attraction in Asia.
Tempur Sealy International has bought back its Sealy brand rights in Japan from its former licensee in the region.
Bubuzz has launched a new line of collectible figures featuring football stars from teams including FCBarcelona, Man U and Chelsea.
DreamWorks Classics has secured a range of new sales across Europe, The Middle East and Asia for the children’s series, “The Owl & Co.”
WWE has signed three new partners in India, to better serve the region’s expanding WWE fan base.
Oxford Limited has signed its first deal in Malaysia with leather goods manufacturer Leapro.
Duncan Toys Company and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts have entered into a long-term strategic alliance.
The Cartoon Network waterpark being built in Thailand reached a construction milestone Monday.
Playboy has teamed up with the Japanese design label Hysteric Glamour for a line of apparel inspired by the iconic publishing brand.
Cartoon Network has started production on the first Asia Pacific-made series developed for global distribution.
Frogmind has opened an e-commerce site for its game app “Badland,” as it launches the game into licensing with the help of agent 5th Wave Brands.
The Beverly Hills Country Club has appointed KT Licensing to build a licensing program for the brand in Greater China.
Perfetti Van Melle has appointed Beanstalk as the exclusive licensing agency in Greater China for its iconic lollipop brand Chupa Chups.
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