Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
For the fourth year in a row, Nickelodeon has partnered with The National Breast Cancer Foundation in Australia for a SpongeBob SquarePants promotion.
Mercis and Telescreen (part of the m4e group of companies) have sold the TV series “Miffy’s Adventures Big and Small” to ABC4Kids and Dutch public broadcaster KRO.
Acamar Films has signed a wide range of new international licensing partners for its children’s television show “Bing.”
Toys ‘R’ Us has appointed Dianne Guerreiro as managing director of Toys ‘R’ Us, Australia.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has signed a number of new deals for its two most popular preschool series, "Paw Patrol" and “Dora and Friends.”
Atlantyca Entertainment has appointed Australian brand agency Merchantwise to represent its flagship Geronimo Stilton brand in Australia and New Zealand.
Animation series “YooHoo & Friends,” is continuing to increase its brand presence across the globe.
Lifestyle brand Tokidoki has appointed Haven as their licensing agent in Australia and New Zealand.
Zodiak Kids has partnered with Live Nation to develop a live theater show for the Mister Maker brand that will tour Australia and New Zealand.
Aardman has signed a number of new deals for its global brand Shaun the Sheep across a host of core categories.
Despite the conclusion of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary, licensees in Australia and New Zealand are continuing the celebration.
Nelvana Enterprises has signed a number of international broadcasting deals for its “Beywarriors Beyraiderz” TV series.
Studio 100 International has appointed ABC Licensing to represent its flagship brand, Maya the Bee, in Australia and New Zealand.
PGS Entertainment has made a number of new sales for its kids’ superhero series “Ladybug” (26 x 26).
Nickelodeon has partnered with Nice Events to produce its third year of the family friendly music festival in Australia, Slimefest.
The producers of “Thunderbirds are Go” have released an exclusive image from the production of the brand-new series “Tracy Island.”
Australian skin care line Cancer Council Sunscreens has unveiled its Peppa Pig Kids SPF 50+ sunscreens.
DHX Media has signed a number of international broadcast deals for its preschool series “Yo Gabba Gabba!.”
Zodiak Kids and Cupcake Digital have released the app, “Tickety Toc Bubble Time” in the U.K. and Australia.
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