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.
Activision Publishing has revealed the newest installment to the Skylanders gaming franchise.
With the “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures” TV series performing well, 41 Entertainment has granted a swath of new licensees for the property.
Lazy Oaf has launched a new of Garfield-branded apparel for men and women in a deal brokered by Bulldog Licensing.
Three licensing executives conquered the London Marathon and raised more than £6,700 for The Light Fund.
Novel Entertainment has brought on Christopher Skala as a consultant to help build on the success of its digital offerings.
Hoho Rights has teamed with Immediate Media to launch a one-off magazine special featuring the CBeebies series “Cloudbabies.”
Clan TV in Spain has picked up Saban Brands’ animated series “Digimon Fusion.”
PGS Entertainment has sold the animated series “Chaplin & Co” to more than 100 territories worldwide.
Betty Boop and her younger self, Baby Boop, are adding some sparkle to children’s fashion this season, with a new line of apparel from Monnalisa.
Disney Interactive and Disney Channel have teamed with Little Orbit to develop video games based on Planes: Fire & Rescue and the tween telenovela “Violetta.”
UL Consumer Products Group is offering a range of services to help European toy makers comply with the EU Toy Directive.
Russian publisher Eksmo has signed on to create a range of titles featuring the Indian preschool brand Purple Turtle.
The Jim Henson Company has announced a series of new licensees for the children’s series “Dinosaur Train” in Europe.
Pedigree Books has added U.K. magazine Women’s Weekly to its new Yearbook range for adults.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has signed a new deal with the Parisian design outfit ElevenParis for statement t-shirts.
DreamWorks Animation has signed a publishing partner in the U.K. for Turbo and announced the newest addition to its slate.
BBC Worldwide has appointed Clare Piggott as head of merchandising for its U.K. business.
Von Dutch is re-emerging around the world with a robust profile that draws on the property’s artistic roots.
Pedigree Books is adding Sonic the Hedgehog to its lineup of 2013 gaming and new media annuals, in a new partnership with SEGA Europe.
HIT Entertainment’s Be A Knight, Do It Right marketing campaign for the second season of “Mike the Knight” is in full swing in the U.K.
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