News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE:
 October 17, 2002
CONTACT: Stephanie Zakowicz
(716) 635-5885

   
TOPS MOVING FORWARD WITH GRAND ISLAND TOPS XPRESS
Williamsville, NY… Tops Friendly Markets announced today that construction is underway for a new Tops Xpress convenience store and fueling facility on Grand Island. The new Tops Xpress will be located at 2130 Grand Island Blvd., adjacent to the front portion of the parking lot of the existing Tops Friendly Market. It is expected to be open for business by the end of this year.

The fueling facility will consist of four, double-sided, self-service fuel dispensers, all covered by a canopy, offering consumers three grades of high-quality gasoline: regular, mid-grade and premium. The 1,056 sq. foot Tops Xpress store will provide high-demand convenience items for busy customers on the go including hot coffee, cold beverages, food service items, beer, pop and snacks.

Tops currently operates seven on-site fueling facilities at its supermarket locations, including four in the Buffalo-Niagara area.

Tops Markets, LLC is one of six retail operating companies under Ahold USA, one of the leading supermarket operations in the U.S. Tops currently operates 155 Tops Friendly Markets, 212 convenience stores under the Wilson Farms, Sugarcreek and Tops Xpress banners, and 9 B-Kwik Food Markets in New York, Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio. Tops' website can be found at www.topsmarkets.com.

 

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