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Diageo & Podpac Scoop Product Of The Year Award

Diageo & Podpac Scoop Product Of The Year Award

Diageo and Australia’s Podpac have scooped up a 2019 Product of the Year award for their world first, Australian innovation licensing partnership, Baileys™ Nespresso® compatible Premium Coffee Pods. Now in its 10th year, the Product of the Year award is backed by the votes of over 14,000 Australian consumers and recognises product innovation across all…

Moose Toys Buys Scruff-a-Luvs; Worlds Apart

Moose Toys Buys Scruff-a-Luvs; Worlds Apart

Leading global toy company Moose Toys has announced an expansion of their European network and growth in innovative product portfolio with the acquisition of popular Scruff-a-Luvs brand and talented design led UK business, Worlds Apart. Worlds Apart is a leading UK toy company and creator of children’s lifestyle products, well known for their Scruff-a-Luv, Ready…

The Second Sesame Street x KAWS Range Is Here!

The Second Sesame Street x KAWS Range Is Here!

The second Sesame Street x KAWS range has launched at Uniqlo globally and the amazing new collection includes men’s, women’s, kids apparel and plush! Check out the new range on the Uniqlo website… www.uniqlo.com

HALO Keeps On Giving To Global Gamers

HALO Keeps On Giving To Global Gamers

Gamers across the globe can expect Microsoft’s “Halo” to keep on satisfying with the franchise at the start of a brand-new journey which will see it change course and move in new directions in the years to come. Small Screen Debut In big news for the celebrated brand and its loyal fans, it was recently…

Release of Angry Birds’ The Year of the Pig

Release of Angry Birds’ The Year of the Pig

Oriental / Rich / Illustrative Pigs are having a celebration next year and the birds are invited! Join the festivities with this Chinese New Year inspired style guide as we’re entering the Year of the Pig. The new Angry Birds guide takes its cues from Chinese culture and traditions, transforming them into ornamental placement prints…

2018 BEYBLADE BURST World Championship Winner Crowned

2018 BEYBLADE BURST World Championship Winner Crowned

Latvia’s National Champion “Balanced Defender” Rose to the Top After 24 Talented, Young Competitors from Around the World Battled at Kidexpo Event in Paris, France. On Saturday, November 3, thousands of people came to cheer on their countries’ national champions in a whole day of fierce competition featuring 24 talented, young Bladers from all around…

Party All Night with KISS’ Final Australian and New Zealand Tour

Party All Night with KISS’ Final Australian and New Zealand Tour

Set to be their final tour, aptly titled ‘End of the Road’, rock icons KISS are heading to Australia and New Zealand in 2019 to rock out in Perth (November 16), Adelaide (November 19), Melbourne (November 21 and 22), Newcastle (November 23), Sydney (November 26), Brisbane (November 28) and Auckland (December 3). Australia’s Merchantwise Licensing,…

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…