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.
Studio 100 International and its licensing agent, Merchantwise, have appointed Headstart International as master toy licensee for the Blinky Bill brand.
Studio 100 International has appointed ABC Licensing to represent its flagship brand, Maya the Bee, in Australia and New Zealand.
Paws, Inc. and its regional licensing agents have signed a series of new deals for Garfield around the world.
Jam Brands has added a swath of new partners for the Paddington Bear brand in the Canada, the U.S., Australia and New Zealand.
Nick Jr. Australia has picked up the broadcasting rights for the preschool series “Bradley and Bee.”
4K Media has launched website for the Yu-Gi-Oh! animated series and trading card game worldwide outside of Asia.
As part of the studio's television growth strategy, Warner Bros. Television Group has acquired all of the Eyeworks Groups.
Viacom International Media Networks has announced a raft of new deals for Nickelodeon animation franchises that span multiple countries.
Ben Richardson has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Australia and New Zealand.
Design brand Lillipippins, which was a finalist in 2012’s License This! contest at Brand Licensing Europe, has signed two new greetings cards deals.
Turner Broadcasting’s LazyTown brand has renewed a number of licensing partnerships in Australia.
Mr. Potato Head has traveled through space and time to take on the persona of Doctor Who’s Eleventh Doctor.
Children’s entertainment company SLR Productions is celebrating its 10th year this month.
Perfetti Van Melle has appointed Wild Pumpkin Licensing as the exclusive licensing agent for its lollipop brand Chupa Chups in Australia and New Zealand.
American Greetings Properties has signed new deals for Strawberry Shortcake and Care Bears in Asia and Australia.
American Greetings Properties has extended the contracts of many of its licensing agents around the world.
Australia’s SLR Productions has greenlit the animated series “Captain Flinn and The Pirate Dinosaurs.”
Microsoft’s new gaming system Xbox One hits store shelves in 13 markets worldwide Friday.
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