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Cartoon Cat Coffee Shops

The Hello Kitty Cafe is a Dedicated Space for Hungry Fans

— November 19, 2014 — Lifestyle
Sanrio might be celebrating the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty this year, but come next summer, the Hello Kitty Cafe will open up to the delight of fans in Orange County, California. A dedicated space for people looking to hang out and munch on Hello Kitty-themed snacks, it is the first of its kind to take off.

The Hello Kitty Cafe has not limited itself to those in living or visiting California, however. A Hello Kitty Cafe truck will be making rounds along the East Coast as well. People will be able to spot the bright pink vehicle from a mile away. Chock full of takeaway treats and drinks, perhaps one of the favorite items will be the bow-shaped water bottle.
Trend Themes
1. Cartoon Cat-themed Cafes - Opportunity for entrepreneurs to create dedicated spaces for fans to hang out and enjoy snacks inspired by popular cartoon characters.
2. Food Trucks - Food truck businesses can capitalize on the mobile trend and offer specialty products or themed menus to attract customers.
3. Branded Merchandise - Opportunity for businesses to create and sell merchandise based on popular cartoons or characters, tapping into the fanbase's desire for collectibles.
Industry Implications
1. Hospitality - Hotels, restaurants, and cafes can incorporate cartoon-themed spaces or collaborations to attract fans and create unique dining experiences.
2. Food and Beverage - Food and beverage companies can create specialty products or limited edition collaborations with popular cartoon characters to drive sales and capture the attention of fans.
3. Retail - Retailers can stock and sell branded merchandise related to popular cartoons, creating additional revenue streams and attracting a dedicated fanbase.
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