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.
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.
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.
BBC Worldwide has teamed with BesTV to launch a CBeebies-branded block on BesTV’s multi-screen platform.
Cartoon Network has teamed up to launch a new branded railway experience in Taiwan.
Samsung Electronics has announced plans for a new tablet built specifically for kids.
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association is organizing the first ever LIMA Asian Licensing Awards.
LIMA China has selected 29 nominees from six award categories as nominees for the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards.
King Features, worldwide licensor of the Betty Boop and Popeye properties, has appointed Bradford License India as its agent in the region.
Anheuser-Busch InBev will re-acquire Oriental Brewery, a leading brewer in South Korea, from KKR and Affinity Equity Partners for $5.8 billion.
Dream Theatre has partnered with adidas to build the licensing presence of Real Madrid in India.
Broadcasters across China, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and Korea have signed up for multiple seasons of Nickelodeon’s top series.
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