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.
Ben 10, LazyTown and Adventure Time will lead Turner CN Enterprises’ lineup of brands at the Russia Licensing Forum, taking place in Moscow this Wednesday through Friday.
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.
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