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.
Walls 360 is featuring the work of artist Caleb Gray in a new line of removable wall decals for kids.
Wham-O and Precious Tales are planning a line of pet products inspired by classic Wham-O toy brands such as Frisbee and Hula Hoop.
Perry Ellis International has signed with Parigi Group to develop children’s apparel for its Perry Ellis and Original Penguin brands.
Barnes & Noble is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar with a series of hands-on events across the U.S.
Spin Master has filed a civil lawsuit in California to stop the manufacture and sale of Stafly toys, which it claims infringe on its Flutterbye toy.
Dynamite Entertainment has partnered with Ubisoft for a comic book series based on the “Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell” video game franchise.
Oscar de la Renta is planning a limited edition tabletop collection created in collaboration with the New York Botanical Garden.
Marvel and Feld Entertainment have unveiled a prequel comic book to set the stage for the upcoming "Marvel Universe Live!" arena show.
Outfit7, the company behind Talking Tom and Friends, has appointed a raft of new licensing agents to expand its reach globally.
Cupcake Digital and Discovery Communications have unveiled the second kids’ app in their ongoing collaboration, this time featuring Discovery Kids.
American Mint has signed a new deal with stock car driver Richard Petty for a new line of commemorative products.
Total spending this Mother’s Day is expected to reach $20.7 billion.
Pretty Ugly has partnered with the concept store The Ave Venice for a range of custom-designed Uglydoll shoes.
The Build-A-Bear Workshop has teamed up with Nickelodeon to offer SpongeBob SquarePants plush.
WWE and Kmart today have teamed up for exclusive children’s apparel line from John Cena.
Topline has teamed up with the NBA and Sanrio for a line of NBA apparel featuring Hello Kitty.
Coolabi has appointed SMC Entertainment Group as the exclusive licensing agent in North America for “Poppy Cat.”
RadioShack has opened its first shop-within-a-shop retail space at the University of Texas at Austin Co-op as part of a new strategy.
Samuelsohn has acquired the tangible assets of the Hickey Freeman brand and will enter into a new license agreement with owner, ABG.
Luxury lingerie brand Agent Provocateur has tapped Inter Parfums to create perfumes and related products.
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