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.
The twelfth annual Seoul Character & Licensing Fair is set to take place July 17-21 in Seoul, South Korea.
Hot Wheels has teamed up with Toy State for a range of new remote controlled Hot Wheels-branded cars.
Perpetual Licensing has tapped Empire Multimedia to act as a sub-agent for lifestyle brand Bottom Crawlers in Asia.
Rovio Entertainment has launched a new learning concept based on the Angry Birds brand and Finnish educational standards.
Sina and NBA China have expanded their existing partnership to provide fans in China with unprecedented access to NBA content.
Ahead of the Asian Animation Summit, Nickelodeon has announced a number of broadcast deals for its animation properties in Asia Pacific.
SEGA Corporation has taken on its first client as a merchandising agent–Lima Sky’s game app, “Doodle Jump.”
China’s CCTV Children’s Channel and Sesame Workshop have teamed up for series of segments in CCTV’s Spring Festival Special series.
For the first time, home entertainment titles from Fox International’s BabyTV channel are available at retail in China.
DreamWorks Classics has secured a range of new sales across Europe, The Middle East and Asia for the children’s series, “The Owl & Co.”
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