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.
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.
Nine West, a division of The Jones Group, and the fashion magazine InStyle are expanding their limited edition footwear collaboration.
IDW Publishing is bringing of the most popular “Star Trek: The Original Series” episodes of all time into a new comic series.
Giromax is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Peppa Pig with a new line of mini Clay Buddies kits.
Peanuts is the latest brand to join Digital Giving’s “T-Shirt Booth” app.
Guru Studios has announced a raft of new sales for its preschool series “Justin Time” that will see the show head into new European territories and Australia.
The Joester Loria Group, global licensing agent for The World of Eric Carle, celebrated The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day Tuesday alongside the brands licensees in the U.S. and U.K.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has signed a series of new deals for its top movie brands including Psycho, Back to the Future, Field of Dreams and Scarface.
Nickelodeon has signed a raft of new distribution deals in Northern Europe for its top series such as “Dora the Explorer,” “Penguins of Madagascar,” “Big Time Rush” and “Kung Fu Panda.”
Rainbow arrives at MIPTV this week with a series of international deals already finalized for its top properties “Winx Club” and “Mia and Me.”
Zodiak Media’s Marathon Media has appointed Eryk Casemiro as chief creative officer, kids.
HIT Entertainment has teamed up with toy distributor Silverlit in France to support the TV series “Fireman Sam” with a toy range.
Pedigree Books is planning a series of annuals featuring The Collective’s web series “Annoying Orange.”
Animaccord Animation Studios has partnered with the Panini Group for Masha and The Bear sticker albums in Russia.
Zodiak Kids is bringing The Saddle Club to a trio of equestrian events in France this summer.
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