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.
Australian gifting and stationery story Typo has launched a Peanuts line in partnership with Peanuts Worldwide.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment and its master toy partner Vivid have appointed Headstart International as the local toy distributor in Australia for “Thunderbirds Are Go.”
Feld Motor Sports' Monster Jam has partnered with a number of new Australia-based licensees in preparation for a multi-city Monster Jam tour of Australia and New Zealand.
Flying Bark Productions will co-produce the new of “Heidi” television series with France’s Studio 100 Animation.
Pukeko Pictures has teamed up with Sunman San Man to create a toy range for its preschool series “The WotWots” in Turkey.
4K Media has launched website for the Yu-Gi-Oh! animated series and trading card game worldwide outside of Asia.
Candlewick Press is planning a yearlong program of celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the children’s book Guess How Much I Love You.
CBS Consumer Products has signed a raft of international deals across several categories for some of its most popular properties.
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.
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