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.
Planeta Junior has appointed Diego Ibáñez to the newly created role of international commercial director.
Zodiak Kids CP Paris is planning a summer cross-promotion at the Château de Versailles the sixth season of “Totally Spies!”
U.K. construction equipment manufacturer JCB is building the presence of its kids’ toys line with the Fresh Air campaign this spring.
The British Olympic Association has appointed IMG Licensing to create a licensing program for its Team GB brand.
CopCorp Licensing has signed a series of new deals for the fashion brand Pink Cookie including new agents in Europe.
Carte Blanche has launched its first app based on its interactive Tatty Teddy & My Blue Nose Friends toy range.
Bubble Gum Interactive has appointed Virtual World Licensing and AT New Media to represent “Space Heroes Universe!.”
For the second year in a row, Uniqlo has launched a line of Fender-branded t-shirts in the U.S., the U.K. and France.
Creativity International has teamed up with Tesco in the U.K. to feature Mister Maker craft packs.
Pedigree Books has added Saga magazine to its new Yearbooks range for adults.
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