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.
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.”
Platinum Films has struck a three-season deal for “Matt Hatter Chronicles” with Cartoon Network in Asia.
The Trump Organization has appointed licensing agent Infiniss to oversee expansion of the Donald J. Trump Signature Collection in South Korea.
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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