The Hello Kitty Shop at Universal Studios Florida marks Sanrio’s official retail debut and Hello Kitty’s first appearance at a theme park in North America. The supercute retail experience, located along Hollywood Boulevard in the theme park, offers specialty merchandise including stationery, home goods, apparel, accessories, collectibles and confectionery treats. The majority of product will be exclusive to the park. Additional Sanrio characters including Chococat®, My Melody®, Badtz-Maru®,PompompurinTM and Keroppi® will also be featured.
Universal Orlando Resort
The Hello Kitty Shop at Universal Studios Florida offers a supercute, immersive environment that fans of all ages will love. Customers can shop for exclusive merchandise, enjoy photo opportunities, create souvenir versions of Hello Kitty‘s signature bow, mail letters and receive small gifts. With four specially themed areas within the Hello Kitty Shop, fans can find treats at the “Hello Kitty Sweet Yummy Shop,” loungewear and home goods in the “Hello Kitty Lounge” area, multi-character accessories, stationery and gifts in the “Hello Kitty and Friends Town” area, and collectibles featuring Sanrio characters reimagined with classic Universal properties in the “Hello Kitty at the Movies” area. New products and designs will be released regularly so fans will always find something new.
Beginning March 31st, guests can also say hello to Hello Kitty herself. Hello Kitty will make regular appearances, greet fans and take photos.
Sanrio is the global lifestyle brand best known for pop icon Hello Kitty, who recently celebrated her 40th Anniversary. Home to many endearing characters including Chococat, My Melody, Badtz-Maru and Keroppi, Sanrio was founded on the ‘small gift, big smile’ philosophy – that a small gift can bring happiness and friendship to people of all ages. Since 1960, this philosophy has served as the inspiration for the broad spectrum of unique products and experiences. Today, more than 50,000 Sanrio-branded items are available in over 130 countries and upwards of 15,000 U.S. retail locations including department, specialty, national chain stores and over 80 Sanrio boutiques. For more information please visit www.sanrio.com andwww.facebook.com/hellokitty.