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DATE:
 May 19, 2021
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
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RIBBON CUTTING AT ONTARIO, NY TOPS SIGNIFIES NEWEST STORE TO RECEIVE MAJOR RENOVATIONS
Williamsville, N.Y. –Tops is proud to announce a major $1,650,000 renovation project is complete at its store located at 6272 Furnace Rd., Ontario, NY. This marks the 15th renovation for the supermarket chain since early 2020 and is a part of the company’s $40-million-dollar capital improvement plan.

Tops Friendly Markets cut the ribbon on this impressive 46,500 sq. ft. today 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 Almost everything inside and outside of the store has been touched giving it a refreshed and modernized appearance. From updated new exterior paint, enhanced facade, and landscaping to new interior décor, energy efficient cases and equipment, and LED lighting. Even the Tops fuel station in the parking lot has been spruced up to welcome guests.

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 week and even have the chance to win some great prizes like $1,000 in Tops gift cards for food and fuel, ten friends & family passes to Seabreeze Amusement Park, or a free tank of gas for their next adventure!

From the moment you walk through the doors, you will notice an expansion of Tops’ deli and carry out café areas including a brand new coffee bar. Here shoppers can grab their favorite cup of joe before tackling their shopping list.

You can’t help but smile when visiting the expanded produce area featuring a new fresh prep cut fruit and vegetable station. Tops partnership with over 200 local farmers and growers including Maple Lawn dairy farm in Lyons, and Williams Farms, a 3rd generation family owned fruit and vegetable farm in Marion, brings you the freshest local product straight from the farm to your table.

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 graduations, recitals, weddings and other special occasions as well as an expanded assortment of freshly baked breads, pastries, and donuts.

Throughout the store, shoppers will also see an increase of antibiotic-free meat, sustainable seafood, plant-based items along with a wider selection of certified organic and gluten-free offerings, nutritional supplements, home care, and pet products.

Ontario, NY and more specifically Wayne County, located along the base of Lake Ontario, is home to many beautiful lakes, attractions and endless activities. To help shoppers on their way to enjoying these outdoor adventures, Tops has expanded its selection of beverages including those dedicated to waters, seltzers, and sparkling waters. Tops took to heart the trend in local breweries by increasing its support and selection of local favorites like Keuka Brewing, Young Lion, and Three Heads Brewing, but also their overall offerings in the beverage sections of the store. And when ordering online, shoppers can even get their favorite traditional and craft beers, hard ciders, and seltzers delivered right to their homes or camps.

Tops is always looking for more ways to make its shoppers’ lives easier by providing a variety of services seven days a week. These include its remodeled Pharmacy which has a new, safe and convenient waiting area, its in-store Citizens Bank, Tops fuel station along with its customer favorite GasPoints rewards program, and with Tops Grocery Pick-up and Delivery services. 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.

### 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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