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.
Lisle International has added two new licensees for Moose Enterprises’ The Trash Pack brand including Blues Clothing for apparel and Brand Mania for novelty items.
Lisle International has announced three new partners for the app brand Temple Runin the U.K. and Europe.
Atlantyca Entertainment has appointed Euro Lizenzen as the German licensing agent for its Geronino Stilton brand.
OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, and Discovery Networks International have partnered to launch a new programming block featuring OWN series in the U.K.
The Penguin Children’s Group in the U.K. has signed a new publishing deal with PopCap Games for its Plants vs. Zombies franchise.
Giromax has released a new line of trading cards in the U.K. featuring Moose Toys’ collectible toy property Trash Pack.
U.K. publisher Pedigree Books is planning to include free character masks with all of its 2014 annuals.
Nickelodeon is consolidating its presence in Central and Eastern Europe with localized channels in Serbia and Slovenia.
The design house Santoro has appointed Backstage Licensing to represent its Gorjuss art brand in Italy.
Rocket Licensing has appointed License to PR to help promote the 45th anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
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