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.
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.
Tempur Sealy International has bought back its Sealy brand rights in Japan from its former licensee in the region.
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