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.
The Juicy Couture brand is expanding its retail presence in Europe with plans to add standalone locations and shop-in-shops.
AG Properties has renewed its partnerships with 14 licensing agents worldwide for its five signature brands.
Nigel Pickard is stepping down from his role as chief executive officer of Zodiak U.K. Kids and chair of The Foundation.
After the expansion of its Fast & Easy chain was abandoned last year, Tesco is trying again, this time with fast fashion chain F&F.
Lima Sky has appointed Danish firm INK as licensing agent in the Nordics and Eastern Europe for its mobile game “Doodle Jump.”
LIMA U.K. has revealed details of its upcoming Licensing Essentials course and Spring Fling networking event, set for May 22 in London.
Nurture Rights has announced a multi-year deal with the Birmingham Stage Company to produce a stage production of the book, Dinosaur Roar!.
TF1 has renewed Tele Images’ animated series “The Ranch” for a second season, and, in conjunction, is planning a comprehensive licensing program.
LMI has brokered a new deal that will see Gascoigne Designs create reproduction furniture from Highclere Castle, where “Downton Abbey” is filmed.
Saban’s Power Rangers Megaforce is making its Irish debut at Smyths Toys Superstores this month in the third stop on the brand’s European retail tour.
PVH’s Tommy Hilfiger Group is planning a new capsule collection created in collaboration with actress and musician Zooey Deschanel.
DRG presented the new U.K. series “Babylon,” which takes a wry look at a modern police force, at NATPE Miami this week in Florida.
More than 76,000 professionals from 112 countries traveled to Nuremberg, Germany, for the largest ever Spielwarenmesse toy fair last week.
Metrostar Media, the U.K. agent for Lawless Entertainment’s Suzy’s Zoo brand, has added two new licensees.
Best Western and GameStop are celebrating the launch of The LEGO Movie with a coordinated promotional initiative in Italy.
Planeta Junior has taken on the animated TV series “Nutri Ventures,” which promotes healthy eating habits, for TV rights, licensing and merchandising.
Bulldog Licensing has signed on to represent the CBBC kids’ drama “Wolfblood” for licensing in the U.K.
IDW Publishing is bringing of the most popular “Star Trek: The Original Series” episodes of all time into a new comic series.
JELC, global licensing agent for the Silentnight, has signed the first brand extension for the U.K. bed and mattress brand.
Owain Walbyoff, former commercial director of Endemol Games, has been promoted to managing director.
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