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.
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.
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.
Pretty Ugly has tapped Global Pursuit to represent its Uglydoll brand in Taiwan, Hong Kong and China.
A new Care Bears promotion has taken flight in Singapore at the country’s Changi airport.
The Jim Henson Company’s HIP division is expanding its global business with the addition of new content.
FunnyFlux Entertainment in South Korea, QianQi Animation in China and Little Airplane Productions in the U.S. have teamed up to debut “Super Wings!.”
Nickelodeon and the Changi Airport Group in Singapore have launched a SpongeBob SquarePants-themed Christmas experience.
The Davi Luxury Brand Group has launched its new Davi skincare line in South Korea under a licensing agreement with LG Household and Health Care.
Aardash continues to add to the roster of regional agents for its publishing and educational brand Purple Turtle.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has struck two new deals that will see its boys’ series “Slugterra” air in Germany and Malaysia.
Li & Fung Limited announced that it is considering spinning off its brands and licensing businesses into a standalone unit.
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