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Miniso Goes Global with Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time

Miniso Goes Global with Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time

Miniso has teamed up with Cartoon Network to present an epic 264-item collection of Adventure Time products in its stores across 62 territories around the world. From Europe to Asia, and Africa to North America and South America, the retailer is stacking its shelves with items featuring iconic characters including Finn, Jake, BMO and Lumpy…

Sesame Street Celebrates 50 Years and Counting

Sesame Street Celebrates 50 Years and Counting

It all began in 1969 on a street where colourful Muppets and humans lived – and learned – side by side. Today, 50 years later, Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organisation behind Sesame Street, announced a yearlong anniversary celebration to mark the occasion. Throughout 2019, Sesame Workshop will bring people together around the timeless lessons that Sesame…

LIMA International Licensing Awards 2019

LIMA International Licensing Awards 2019

For 33 years, the LIMA International Licensing Awards have served as the pinnacle of achievement in brand licensing. Every year, as executives from around the world converge in Las Vegas at the industry’s largest trade gathering – Licensing Expo – we take a few hours to shine a spotlight on the innovation and accomplishments of our…

James Thurlow Appointed as CEO of Jasnor

James Thurlow Appointed as CEO of Jasnor

Jasnor (Australia) Pty Ltd have appointed James Thurlow as CEO with immediate effect. Most recently James has served as Sales and Marketing Director following a number of prior roles in the company. “We are very pleased to have James assume this leadership role in our company” says Noel Thurlow, Chairman of Jasnor. “James has demonstrated…

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…

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…