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.
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.
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.
For the first time ever, an official Duff Beer (inspired by “The Simpsons” brew) will be available at retail.
Bulldog Licensing has added Black Mint Licensing as a sub-agent for It’s a Wild Life in Australia and New Zealand.
Fashion and brand licensing veteran Terry Hauss, chief executive officer of apparel firm Von Dutch, passed away on July 17.
BBC Worldwide ANZ has tapped SuperCheap Auto as the exclusive retailer of Top Gear-branded automotive accessories in Australia and New Zealand.
Microsoft’s new gaming system Xbox One hits store shelves in 13 markets worldwide Friday.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed to represent the new TV series “Nutri Ventures: The Quest for the 7 Kingdoms” in North America and Asia Pacific.
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