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.
Planeta Junior Italy has announced a new partnership with the Nestle Group for chocolate Easter eggs featuring the new TV series “Maya the Bee.”
Paul Haines, director of business development and licensing at Carte Blanche Group, is stepping down after 13 years with the company.
Marvel Studios and 3D technology provider RealD are giving U.K. fans the chance to become Iron Man at six events in the region.
Activision Publishing has signed with Nordic Licensing Company to extend the reach of the Skylanders brand in the Nordic region.
ZeptoLab U.K. and ITV Studios Global Entertainment have appointed a series of new agents for “Cut the Rope.”
Pink Chillies, has added four new characters to its assortment of collectible gifts in support of the Sussex Wildlife Trust.
UK-based licensee Character World has secured a series of international deals with retailers in Europe.
Coolabi’s preschool brand, Poppy Cat, is returning to the U.K. kids’ festival LolliBop for the second year.
CBS Consumer Products has made first contact in Brazil, Germany, Japan and the U.K. with a series of Star Trek e-commerce sites.
PGS Entertainment is seeing brisk sales for the animated series "Iron Man: Armored Adventures."
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