News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE:
 June 10, 2022
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

   
TOPS MARKETS ANNOUNCES $2.75 MILLION DOLLAR STORE RENOVATION IN DUNKIRK, NY
Williamsville, N.Y. –Tops Friendly Markets is proud to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of its 3955 Vineyard Drive, Dunkirk, NY location. This store, centrally located in the heart of town, serves a cross population of the community, from beach goers to the students at both SUNY Fredonia and Jamestown Community College. This renovation marks the 23rd location recently updated with a new look and a renewed focus on fresh departments. Tops will cut the ribbon on this multi-million-dollar renovation project at 11:00 am on Monday, June 13 2022. This 65,000 sq. ft. store will offer new, enhanced services, an expanded assortment of products, and an enlarged fresh perimeter with new updated décor. 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/

This store has been refreshed from top to bottom for a new and contemporary experience which includes new exterior paint with decorative awnings, landscaping, energy efficient equipment and LED lighting both inside and out, solar powered efficiencies, new flooring, expanded state-of-the-art self-check outs, renovated restrooms, and new interior décor. Store Manager, Scott Obert, said he and his team are working hard every day to make life easier for their shoppers by focusing on affordable, easy-to-prepare meal options. “When it comes to freshness, convenience and variety, you'll find everything here at your newly remodeled Dunkirk store and with all of the inspiring products including a wider selection of domestic and imported cheeses, custom cut meats by real butchers, our burger bar, an increased assortment of freshly baked breads and pastries, guests are sure to enjoy all we have to offer.”

He invites the community to visit 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, four tickets to Liberty's "Dine in the Vines" annual dinner, or a deluxe Camping Accessory prize complete with a Pop-up gazebo PLUS Master of Mixes branded Rovr™ Keepr™.

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From the moment you walk in you’ll feel the freshness in the expanded produce area complete with items of the season including fresh cut veggies, fruit, and trays, carefully selected, washed, cut, and prepared for quick and easy ready-to-serve convenience. Tops partners with over 200 local growers including several neighbors right in western New York like Yerico Farms and 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. Tops also is proud to partner with 300 more local dairy farmers who bring fresh milk, cheese, and egg products from farm to table daily to our shelves.

As you continue through the store you’ll notice an expansion of the deli and carry out café areas with delicious sandwiches, signature pizzas, extensive prepared salad varieties, and other grab-and-go breakfast, lunch, and dinner options.

Speaking of bakery items, the newly remodeled Tops bakery offers an expanded assortment of freshly baked breads and pastries, specialty cakes, along with gluten free items from Vin-Chet’s, a local Amherst, NY bakery. Throughout the store, shoppers will also see an increase of antibiotic-free meat, plant based options, sustainable seafood selections, along with a larger selection of certified organic and gluten-free offerings that are fully integrated in aisle. To stay hydrated there is an expanded section of the store dedicated to healthy hydration including waters, teas, mixers, and sparkling waters, including many imported varieties. We know things can get hectic so Tops has made shopping even easier with Tops Grocery Pick Up and Delivery. With fast, online ordering, customers can get their favorite items and the best deals in town delivered from the store to their door in as little as an hour or can simply drive up and have their groceries loaded into their vehicle in minutes. For family celebrations, holidays, and special events, shoppers can also easily order appetizers, entrees, custom trays, and desserts online for convenient pick-up in store by visiting Shop.TopsMarkets.com to get started.

The stores remodel also includes the Pharmacy now with a new waiting area which provides a wide variety of services to the community seven days a week. Tops is committed to making it easy for shoppers to get every healthy thing they need in one quick stop and offers a number of immunizations including Covid -19 booster shots, shingles and flu shots, and the newest pneumonia vaccination. Tops is also an authorized administer of the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles' Vision test and provides low prescription prices with over 3,000 insurance plans and with the GoodRx app. Also customers can easily get refills 24/7 by phone, at TopsMarkets.com, or through the Tops mobile app.

An added bonus for shoppers is the newly updated fuel site 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! As a long-time member of the community, it is our commitment to keep our neighborhoods strong. The Dunkirk Tops store will be making $1,000 donations to each of the following local groups as a thank you for their support of the community:

• Campus and Community Children’s Center • East Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Dept. • Lakeshore Humane Society • People Inc. • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Food Closet

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Based in Williamsville, NY, Tops Markets currently operates 150 grocery stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont, including five that are run by franchisees. As the largest private, for-profit employer in Western New York, with over 14,000 associates, the company is dedicated to providing sustainably sourced, high-quality products, while helping its communities flourish via support for programs that eradicate hunger and disease, educate youth and reduce environmental waste and energy consumption. For more information, visit www.topsmarkets.com.

 

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