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DATE:
 November 8, 2019
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

   
TOPS UNVEILS $2.7 MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATION TO DEPEW-LANCASTER, NY LOCATION
Grand Re-Opening Boasts of Floor to Ceiling Improvements

Williamsville, N.Y. – Tops is proud to announce a major $2.7 million dollar renovation project is complete at its store located at 4777 Transit Road in Depew, NY. This marks the sixth renovation in 2019 for the supermarket chain and is part of Tops’ $40 million dollar capital improvement program. Tops Friendly Markets will cut the ribbon and showcase this impressive investment on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 11:00 am. Everything from a brand new store front complete with stone work and decorative awnings, to new flooring, energy efficient cases and equipment, digital menu screens and shopping carts, to a whole new interior décor, give the store a refreshed and warm appearance. With all of this, comes friendly service and a truly neighborhood store.

From the moment you walk through the doors, shoppers will notice an expansion of the store’s fresh areas including the deli/carry out café with more grab & go meal options and a remodeled seating area where they can enjoy free Wi-Fi, food and a really good latte before shopping. The bakery now offers a wider selection of detailed custom cakes and confections for weddings, and there is a larger selection of natural, 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 chef-prepared sushi bar where you can even place made to order sushi platters for special occasions, sustainable seafood selections and plant based options, and a much larger selection of beers, including local favorites, in Tops Brew Market.

“I am extremely proud to present to the Depew and Lancaster community a beautifully renovated store with many upgrades and new amenities including more savings, more variety, and more choices,” said store manager, Chris Hoffmann. “From the addition of SPoT Coffee to new full service cases in the deli, bakery, meat, and seafood departments we have so much to offer our shoppers.” An expanded produce area features a convenient, fresh prep cut fruit and vegetable station. 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 updates also include an expanded and remodeled Pharmacy area with new décor. Tops Pharmacy provides convenient services 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 offers a number of immunizations including flu shots, is an authorized administer of the Department of Motor Vehicles' Vision test, provides low prescription prices, and additional benefits through the GoodRx app, and accepts over 3,000 insurance plans! An added bonus for Depew 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! Speaking of convenience, Tops also offers Pick Up and Grocery Delivery services. With fast, online ordering, shoppers can get their favorite items at the best deals in town ready for pick-up or delivered from our store to their door in as little as an hour. 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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