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BlackMilk Australia Announce Global Rick and Morty Range

BlackMilk Australia Announce Global Rick and Morty Range

BlackMilk Clothing, the Australia-based online fashion house known for its colourful tight-fitting stretchwear products, has partnered with Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty to launch a new 19-piece collection. The fan-favourite animated comedy – and its eclectic band of aliens and intergalactic worlds – will be used across the collection including on dresses, blouses, swimwear and…

Brace for Impact – The Angry Birds Movie 2 Comes Crashing into Cinemas this August!

Brace for Impact – The Angry Birds Movie 2 Comes Crashing into Cinemas this August!

Our trio of heroes returns once again to protect bird-kind in an animated comedy that promises plenty of gleeful destruction and off-the-wall humour, with some unexpected twists along the way. The sequel is a follow up to the hilarious animated blockbuster hit “The Angry Birds Movie” which grossed more than $352M at the global box…

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…