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Cartoon Network’s We Bare Bears arrive for Christmas

Cartoon Network’s We Bare Bears arrive for Christmas

As part of an ongoing global rollout of licensed We Bare Bears products, Cartoon Network’s partnership with retailer Miniso in Australia and New Zealand has expanded – just in time for the year-end festive season. New products for the festive season include a new range of Christmas-themed plush toys and a 2019 calendar. They join…

The Wiggles Wins 2018 Preschool License of the Year at LIMA ANZ Awards in Melbourne

The Wiggles Wins 2018 Preschool License of the Year at LIMA ANZ Awards in Melbourne

The iconic Australian preschool property, The Wiggles, were last night awarded the Australian Preschool property of the year at the inaugural Australian Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) awards ceremony at Leonda on the Yarra in Melbourne. The Wiggles unique brand of song and dance is loved by preschool children everywhere and given this hotly contested…

2018 LIMA Australian & New Zealand Licensing Awards

2018 LIMA Australian & New Zealand Licensing Awards

Last night saw the first ever LIMA Australian & New Zealand Licensing Awards kick-off with a sold-out crowd at Leonda by the Yarra in Melbourne. The night featured Retail, Product and Licensing Awards as well as the introduction of the LIMA Australia Licensing Hall of Fame. The support from the industry across Australia & New Zealand…

Entertainment One’s Peppa Pig Celebrates 15 years of Muddy Puddles in Australia in 2019

Entertainment One’s Peppa Pig Celebrates 15 years of Muddy Puddles in Australia in 2019

Entertainment One (eOne) is gearing up for a festive 2019, with an array of exciting Peppa Pig events and celebrations planned throughout next year, starting with Chinese New Year celebrations for Year of the Pig! Furthermore, Australia’s favourite preschool brand will be celebrating 15 years since the first Peppa Pig television broadcast in Australia on…

Haven Launches Crayola in Australia

Haven Launches Crayola in Australia

Haven are set to launch the first range of Crayola licensed product in Australia starting from next month! Haven Licensing have secured a deal with Australian boutique footwear company Walnut Melbourne, on behalf of Crayola. The children’s canvas shoe range features monochrome artwork by the cool and quirky, Mulga The Artist. Given that Mulga is…

BLE Retailer Numbers Rocket 24 Percent as the Show Pulls in Record Visitor Numbers

BLE Retailer Numbers Rocket 24 Percent as the Show Pulls in Record Visitor Numbers

UBM has declared this year’s Brand Licensing Europe (BLE), which took place at Olympia London earlier this month, as the ‘best ever’ in the show’s 20-year history. Retailer visitor numbers shot up by 24 per cent and overall attendee numbers rose by 6 per cent to a record high of 7,862, including the highest ever…

Australia’s First Stranger Things Collection has Arrived!

Australia’s First Stranger Things Collection has Arrived!

Netflix Original Stranger Things has collaborated with Cotton On Group to bring you an exclusive collection of fashion apparel, journals, mugs and more. You can also enter the upside down world at Cotton On Chapel Street store where they’ve transformed the store into a parallel universe. Including a photo booth set up, you can take…

emoji® – The Iconic Brand Appoints Tycoon as New Agent in Mexico

emoji® – The Iconic Brand Appoints Tycoon as New Agent in Mexico

The emoji company is happy to announce the recent appointment of Latin American licensing powerhouse Tycoon Enterprises as their new agent in MEXICO. Through this move, emoji company is looking to further expand its consumer products program in this region, by leveraging Tycoon’s experience and network of relationships.   “We are delighted to begin our…

Rick and Morty Soundtrack Debuts on Top of the Billboard Charts

Rick and Morty Soundtrack Debuts on Top of the Billboard Charts

Following its September 28th release the Rick and Morty soundtrack debuts on six Billboard charts week ending October 5th. The album, from Adult Swim and Sub Pop, ranked: #1 Vinyl, #2 Soundtrack, #4 Indie Album, #19 Top Internet, #22 Top Album and #27 Top Digital. The expansive Rick and Morty soundtrack available now on digital,…

BLE Announces License This! 2018 Winners

BLE Announces License This! 2018 Winners

The winners of this year’s License This! competition were announced this afternoon at Brand Licensing Europe following 90 minutes of pitching and presentations from the six finalists. This year’s competition attracted a record number of entries and, for the first time in its 10-year history, BLE presented two License This! awards. The winner of the…