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Merchantwise’s May Gibbs Partners with Kip&Co for Fourth Collection of Bedding and Apparel

Merchantwise’s May Gibbs Partners with Kip&Co for Fourth Collection of Bedding and Apparel

Merchantwise’s May Gibbs has yet again partnered with celebrated lifestyle brand, Kip&Co for a brand-new collection of bedding, adult, children’s and baby apparel celebrating the very best of May Gibbs’ Australian flora, fauna and magical little creatures. The range which has just hit retail is the fourth collaboration between the two brands, first launching in…

Cartoon Network Gears Up for Season Four of Global Hit Series Ben 10

Cartoon Network Gears Up for Season Four of Global Hit Series Ben 10

Cartoon Network is expanding the world of Ben 10 with a season four greenlight to take “hero time” to all-new levels. Ben, his cousin Gwen and Grandpa Max will venture to some of the world’s most popular destinations including Italy, Japan and Mexico. Season four will continue to empower its worldwide fanbase through new alien…

Introducing, The Little Wiggles!

Introducing, The Little Wiggles!

The iconic Wiggles have been entertaining children all over the world for 28 years. Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony have cemented themselves as phenomenal entertainers staying true to the brands early childhood learning principles. These extraordinary performers are continuing the brands legacy, as well as finding new ways to entertain & engage young children. Children…

LIMA Unveils New Entry and Judging Process for 2019 International Licensing Awards

LIMA Unveils New Entry and Judging Process for 2019 International Licensing Awards

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) has unveiled its 2019 International Licensing Awards program that features a revamped online submission process, a broad judging panel drawn from around the world and a new, exciting list of award categories. In its 33rd year, The LIMA International Licensing Awards have long defined high achievement in international…

LIMA Asian Licensing Awards 2018 Winners

LIMA Asian Licensing Awards 2018 Winners

The 2018 LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Ceremony & Cocktail Reception was held at the Hong Kong International Licensing Show on Monday evening. Congratulations to all the 2018 LIMA Asian Award winners. Asian Property of the Year B.Duck – SEMK PRODUCTS LTD Licensed Promotion of the Year PETS ROCK X Starbucks “Lets Rock” (China and Taiwan)…

WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Announced

WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Announced

On last night’s Monday Night Raw, five-time Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss announced during her talk show “A Moment of Bliss,” that the first-ever WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions will be crowned at Elimination Chamber in the Women’s Tag Team Elimination Chamber match. The Women’s Evolution continues to be one of the focal points of WWE…

Nickelodeon Takes Home Two Merit Awards at the 2018 Asian Licensing Awards

Nickelodeon Takes Home Two Merit Awards at the 2018 Asian Licensing Awards

Nickelodeon today announced its respective merit wins “Best Property” award for PAW Patrol and “Best Young Property in Asia” award for Shimmer & Shine at the recently concluded Asian Licensing Awards, held in Hong Kong last night, in conjunction with the Hong Kong International Licensing Show this week. Already in its fifth season globally, PAW…

Sanrio Interview from Hong Kong International Licensing Show 2019

Sanrio Interview from Hong Kong International Licensing Show 2019

The Bugg Report caught up with Athena Law, Senior Licensing Executive at Sanrio in Hong Kong to hear about all the latest update from Sanrio in the region. Your stand at the HKILS looks fantastic this year – what is behind this all new look? Thank you. We would like to introduce our 91st character…

WWE To Partner With Special Olympics World Games 2019

WWE To Partner With Special Olympics World Games 2019

WWE has announced a partnership with the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, the biennial global sporting event featuring thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities, which will be held in the United Arab Emirates from March 14 to March 21, 2019. WWE Superstar Sasha Banks announced the partnership alongside Special Olympics athletes and senior…

Entertainment One’s Peppa Pig Builds Momentum in Japan

Entertainment One’s Peppa Pig Builds Momentum in Japan

Entertainment One (eOne) is building on the growing fanbase of Peppa Pig in Japan as 26 new episodes have begun airing weekly on TV Tokyo. The animated series first aired on the Japanese broadcaster in October 2017 and has quickly become a ratings hit with preschool audiences. The broadcast line up has been further bolstered…