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DATE:
 September 19, 2019
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

   
$2 MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT IN KENTON TOPS UNVEILED AT RIBBON CUTTING
Williamsville, N.Y. – Today Tops was proud to announce a major $2 million dollar renovation project is complete at its Ken-Ton store located at 1740 Sheridan Drive in Buffalo, NY. This marks the fifth renovation in 2019 for the supermarket chain and is part of Tops’ $40 million dollar capital improvement program. Tops Friendly Markets cut the ribbon on this impressive investment on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 11:00 am. Everything from new exterior paint with decorative awnings, new interior flooring, energy efficient equipment, digital menu screens and shopping carts, to a whole new interior décor, give the store a refreshed and warm appearance. From the moment you walk through the doors shoppers noticed an expansion of Tops’ deli/carry out café areas with a remodeled seating are. The bakery now offers a wider selection of detailed custom cakes and confections for weddings, and there is a wider selection of natural and organic and gluten-free offerings conveniently integrated throughout the main aisles. Throughout the store, shoppers also will see an increase of antibiotic-free meat, fresh sushi, sustainable seafood selections and plant based options, and a much larger selection of beers, including local favorites, in Tops Brew Market. “We think you’re going to love the new shopping experience designed to bring you more,” said Patty Bianco, store manager for the Ken-Ton Tops. “One of the additions we’re most excited about is our partnership with SPoT Coffee. It’s great to be able to offer our customers something unique. This 600 square-foot café, with its own separate entrance, will allow our shoppers to pick up a delicious cup of SPoT coffee before shopping, pull up a chair and connect to free Wi-Fi, or sit down at one of the tables to catch up with a friend.” An expanded produce area features a fresh prep cut fruit and vegetable station which is an added convenience. Tops partnership with over 200 local growers includes several of our neighbor’s right here in Western New York, bringing the freshest local produce straight from the farm to your table. Tops prides itself on carefully selecting, inspecting, and ensuring your produce arrives at the peak of perfection. Tops is also a proud supporter of product grown by New York State farmers who adhere to the New York State Grown and Certified program’s requirements, which includes verification of safe food handling practices and participation in environmental sustainability programs. The updated décor package also includes the Pharmacy area which provides convenient service to the community seven days a week. Tops is committed to making it easy for you to get every healthy thing you need in one quick stop and now offers a number of immunizations including flu shots, is an authorized administer of the Department of Motor Vehicles' Vision test, provides low prescription prices with the GoodRx app, and accepts over 3,000 insurance plans! An added bonus for Ken-Ton shoppers is the gas station conveniently located on the property which was also part of the remodel. As customers shop at Tops, they’ll earn points toward fuel savings! Ready to fill up? Just scan your TOPS BonusPlus® card at the pump and watch your gas price drop! You’ll save 10¢ per gallon for every 100 GasPoints you redeem at a Tops Gas Station. With so many ways to earn, it’s easy to save 30, 40, 50 cents, even a dollar a gallon! Ken-Ton Tops shoppers will also save time by utilizing Tops Grocery Delivery services. With fast, online ordering, get your favorite items and the best deals in town that you love-delivered from our store to your door. Customers can visit TopsMarkets.com/Instacart and enter their zip code to get started. # # # Tops Markets, LLC is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 159 full-service supermarkets with five additional franchise stores and is the largest private, for-profit employer in Western New York. As a leading grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and western Vermont, and with the support of 14,000 associates, our core mission is to help our communities flourish. We support programs that seek to eradicate hunger and disease; promote the education of our youth; and to ensure we reduce environmental waste and energy consumption while providing our customers with sustainably sourced, high quality products. For more information, visit www.topsmarkets.com

 

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