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.
Classic British lifestyle brand Laura Ashley has partnered with Merison Groep for a contemporary kitchen and tabletop collection.
DRi Licensing is continuing to boost the presence of the The Aird Group’s Kimmidoll brand with new retail and licensing deals.
LIMA U.K. has announced a slate of top speakers and hot topics for its upcoming Licensing Essentials Course May 16.
U.K. retailer ASDA has announced a new direct-to-retail deal with MGA Entertainment’s Little Tikes brand.
41 Entertainment has appointed Zodiak Kids to represent “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures” in France and French-speaking Belgium and Switzerland.
U.S. interior designer Emma Gardner has appointed Boom Licensing to develop her home décor brands in Europe.
Sanrio has partnered with the Peritozu Company to launch the world’s first Hello Kitty concept store in Istanbul, Turkey.
Imira Entertainment has inked a host of international broadcast deals for its top series.
ZeptoLab’s "Cut the Rope" is gathering mometum in Europe with the addition of new agents and licensees.
The U.K. virtual kids’ site BinWeevils.com has named board member Rod Henwood as its new chief executive officer.
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