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According to Downsey – Edition 4 (Christmas Is Coming Around Quickly)

According to Downsey – Edition 4 (Christmas Is Coming Around Quickly)

This article was written by Ian Downes, Director at Start Licensing Limited, for The Bugg Report Christmas seems to come around more quickly these days. It may be an age thing on my part but it is also due to anxious retailers and suppliers launching their Christmas activity earlier and earlier. I guess this is…

Wide Eyes News from the Tube (October 2018 Edition)

Wide Eyes News from the Tube (October 2018 Edition)

This article is written by a leading industry expert and is focused on providing a quick snapshot of the best opportunities in the television & animation market. The impact from the proliferation of new TV channels, new SVOD services, digital video channels such as YouTube and Amazon Prime, and internet influencers is really becoming evident…

Australian Licensing Industry Founder John Walsh Passes Away

Australian Licensing Industry Founder John Walsh Passes Away

John Walsh who died last Saturday at the age of 79 was one of the founders of the Australian Licensing industry. Born in Adelaide John’s family moved to Melbourne when he was very young and he later joined his parents running their drapery business. He joined leading supermarket chain GJ Coles when 20 and worked…

According to Downsey – Edition 3 (Summer In The City)

According to Downsey – Edition 3 (Summer In The City)

This article was written by Ian Downes, Director at Start Licensing Limited, for The Bugg Report Summer in the city (of London) and elsewhere in the UK has been unusually hot. To paraphrase a tabloid newspaper it has been a scorcher and continues to be so. Maybe nothing compared to Australian standards but this hot…

Wide Eyes News from the Tube – June 2018

Wide Eyes News from the Tube – June 2018

This article is written by a leading industry expert and is focused on providing a quick snapshot of the best opportunities in the television & animation market. Over the last ten years the changes that new technologies have brought to our world have been overwhelming and every industry that we work in has been subjected…