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.
Nickelodeon has tapped Jakks Pacific for a line of specialty figures and toys in the U.S. based on "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”
Crumbs Bake Shop has cooked up a deal with BJ's Wholesale Club to bring a selection of its baked goods to 201 club locations.
Jakks Pacific is planning to add a line of toys to its current range of role-play items featuring existing and upcoming Marvel characters and properties.
After the expansion of its Fast & Easy chain was abandoned last year, Tesco is trying again, this time with fast fashion chain F&F.
Marika, a division of Fam Brands, has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Glance Eyewear.
A range of characters from Lawless Entertainment’s client brands will be participating in the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll this weekend
DC Entertainment will mark the 75th anniversary of its Batman character at WonderCon, which is taking place April 18-20 in Anaheim, Calif.
NFL Players Inc., the marketing and licensing arm of the NFL Players Association, has launched Activate, an online micro-endorsement marketplace.
Lionsgate and the digital studio RocketJump Studios have formed a multi-year partnership to create film, television and digital content.
Silvergate Media has awarded Grosset & Dunlap (an imprint of Penguin) the North American publishing rights for its preschool brand, Octonauts.
Bandai and Sync Beatz Entertainment have released the new “Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. Angel” app, based on '90s digital handheld game.
SodaStream has partnered with Sunny Delight Beverages to co-develop a new range flavorings for the home carbonation system.
The owner of Albertson’s grocers has announced plans to buy competitor chain Safeway in a transaction valued at $9 billion.
Fuhu, creator of the Nabi Android tablet, and BabyFirst teamed up to co-produce the original animated series “Albert & Junior.”
John Gessert, president and CEO of American Plastic Toys has been elected as chairman of the Toy Industry Association’s board of directors.
Moleskine has added a new item to its limited edition Simpsons Collection–a fifth notebook featuring Homer.
Ann Taylor has tapped actress Kate Hudson for a capsule collection featuring one of the most essential items in a woman's closet, the little black dress.
Plus-size retailer Lane Bryant has released a new line from couture designer Isabel & Ruben Toledo.
Major League Baseball Properties and Church & Dwight have signed a multi-year, multi-category sponsorship agreement.
Of the 5,000 brands that can be found at Licensing Expo, more than 1,800 are from consumer goods categories.
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