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.
SEGA Europe is strengthening its presence in Iberia with the appointment of two new licensing agents in the region for Sonic the Hedgehog.
Zumba Fitness is teaming up with Viacom to promote its lifestyle brand in Poland via the TV series “Miłość na Bogata” (“Rich Love”).
Bulls Licensing, worldwide agent for the Moomins heritage brand, has appointed The Agency to represent the property in France and Benelux.
A host of British celebrities took part in Simon and Schuster’s re-launch of the Miffy book brand.
Gaming company King has signed a European licensing deal with apparel specialist Skybrands for its hit app “Candy Crush Saga.”
Debenhams, Matalan, Card Factory and Blue Inc have joined the roster of top retailers participating in BLE Retail Mentoring Programme.
CBeebies has appointed the licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent its new series “Swashbuckle” in the U.K.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has added new licensing partnerships for Platinum Films’ boys’ property Matt Hatter Chronicles.
Peppa Pig, The Amazing World of Gumball and Room on the Broom were among the winner at the tenth British Animation Awards.
European fast fashion retailer Etam has launched a new line of lounge and sleepwear featuring The Smiley Brand.
Design house Santoro has opened its first pop-up boutique in the iconic London department store Harrods.
Novel Entertainment’s animated series “Horrid Henry” is headed to a raft of new territories.
Discovery Networks has announced plans to launch its female-oriented network TLC in the U.K. and Ireland on April 30.
Accessories 4 Technology has signed on to feature the digital brand Plants vs. Zombies on a range of gaming peripherals.
Lagardère Active’s TV division has picked up Vodka’s new kids’ series “Bugsted” for both its Gulli and Canal J channels.
The new Babar-inspired menswear collection from Danish designer Silas Alder is now in New York and Los Angeles.
41 Entertainment has appointed Team Entertainment as the licensing agent for Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures in Italy and Greece.
DRG has launched a game app for the new ITV game show, “Catch Phrase,” a revival of the popular show from the ’80s.
Poetic Gem is planning a range of t-shirts and nightwear for adults based on some of Britain’s most iconic soft drink brands.
Lisle International has teamed up with DC Thomson to feature Fight My Monster in The Beano.
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