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DATE:
 May 12, 2021
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
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ONTARIO TOPS FRIENDLY MARKETS IS NEWEST TOPS TO RECEIVE MAJOR FLOOR TO CEILING RENOVATIONS
Williamsville, N.Y. –Tops is proud to announce a major $1,650,000 renovation project is complete at its store located at 3272 Furnace Rd., Ontario, NY. This marks the 15th renovation for the supermarket chain since 2020 and the second for this year. This renovation is a part of the company’s $40-million-dollar capital improvement plan.

Tops Friendly Markets will virtually cut the ribbon on this impressive 46,500 sq. ft. store on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 11:00 am. To see some of these exciting renovations, visit us in- store, on our facebook page (@TopsFriendlyMarkets) or at our website, https://www.topsmarkets.com/GrandOpening. From the moment you walk through the doors, you will notice an expansion of Tops’ deli and carry out café areas to a brand new coffee shop. Here shoppers can grab their favorite cup of joe before tackling their shopping list.

Steve Elliott, store manager for this Tops location noted that “with all of our new amenities including our increased variety of organic and natural foods, custom cakes, to our wider selection of specialty and imported cheeses, guests are sure to enjoy all of our enhanced offerings.” He invites the community to visit this newly remodeled store during the Grand Re-Opening celebration and even have the chance to win some great prizes like $1,000 in Tops gift cards for food and fuel, a Family and Friends Passes to Seabreeze Amusement Park, or a free tank of gas on Tops!

Almost everything inside and outside of the store has been touched giving it a refreshed and modernized appearance. From updated new exterior paint and an enhanced facade, to new interior décor, energy efficient equipment, and LED lighting. Customers will also enjoy the added convenience of new state of the art self-check outs added during the renovation which will help to expedite their shopping.

You’ll feel the freshness in the expanded produce area. Tops partnership with over 200 local growers, bringing you 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 newly remodeled bakery now offers a wider selection of detailed custom cakes and confections for weddings and special occasions as well as an expanded assortment of freshly baked breads, pastries, and freshly baked donuts.

Throughout the store, shoppers will also see an increase of antibiotic-free meat, plant based options, and sustainable seafood selections, along with a wider selection of certified organic and gluten-free offerings including natural bulk dry beans, rice, and grains.

To stay hydrated there is an expanded section of the store dedicated to waters, seltzers, and sparkling waters, including many imported varieties, which are on trend. Love local beer? Tops took to heart the trend in local breweries and increased its support by enhancing not only the selection of local favorites, like Young Lion, Keuka Brewing, and Three Heads Brewing, but their overall offerings in the beverage section of the store. And when ordering online, shoppers can even get all of their favorite traditional and craft beers, hard ciders, and seltzers delivered right to their homes. The remodel also includes the Pharmacy that has a new, safe and convenient waiting area which provides a wide variety of services to the community seven days a week including the COVID-19 vaccine. Tops is committed to making it easy to get every healthy thing you need in one quick stop and offers a number of immunizations, is an authorized administer of the Department of Motor Vehicles' Vision test, provides low prescription prices along with the GoodRx app, and accepts over 3,000 insurance plans. To learn more about how you can make an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine visit www.topsmarkets.com/COVID19.

Tops shoppers can also save time by utilizing Tops Grocery Pick-up and 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 in as little as two hours. Customers can visit TopsMarkets.com/ShopOnline and enter their zip code to get started.

### About Tops Friendly Markets Tops Markets, LLC is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 157 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 15,000 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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