News Release
 October 14, 2023
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

Williamsville, N.Y. –Tops Friendly Markets is proud to celebrate the Grand Re-Openings of two of its Niagara Falls, NY locations. These renovations totaling over $3.7 million dollars in enhancements, mark the 38th and 39th locations recently updated with a new look and a renewed focus on fresh departments over the past four years. Tops will cut the ribbon on these renovation projects on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 10:00 am at 7200 Niagara Falls Blvd., and 12 noon at 4235 Military Rd.

These stores with 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,

The stores have been refreshed from top to bottom for a new and contemporary experience which includes new exterior paint with refreshed awnings, landscaping, energy efficient equipment and LED lighting both inside and out, solar powered efficiencies, expanded state-of-the-art self-check outs, renovated restrooms, and new interior décor. “These significant investments will elevate the customer experience and provide expanded access to fresh foods at our local stores. We’re excited to officially re-open these store locations signifying our continued commitment to the community,” said Ron Ferri, president, Tops Friendly Markets. Tops invites the community to visit during the Grand Re-Opening celebration and even have the chance to win some great prizes like a $1,000 in Tops gift cards, a fun filled shopping spree at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA, or an evening on Third Street complete with an overnight stay at the Sheraton Niagara Falls. During the ribbon cutting celebrations Tops will present community donations totaling $12,000 back to a variety of local non-profits, positively impacting local first responders, area schools, food pantry’s, and Veteran organizations. 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 500 local produce and dairy farmers including several neighbors right in western New York. 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.

As you continue through the store you’ll notice an expansion of the deli, cheeses and specialty items and carry out café areas with delicious sandwiches, signature pizzas like our legendary Breakfast Pizza, extensive prepared salad varieties, and other grab-and-go breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. Be game day ready with our tailgate “HERO” three-foot party subs, pizza and wing combos, and party platters!

“At Tops, we constantly evaluate the best ways to serve our local customers and reinvest into our communities. These latest enhancements will help make life a little easier for shoppers by focusing on affordable, easy-to-prepare meal options and a wider selection of products,” stated Jon Douglas, Tops district manager. Tops bakery offers an expanded assortment of freshly baked breads, pastries, cakes, and donuts, along with gluten free items from Vin-Chet’s, a local Western NY bakery. Throughout the store, shoppers will also see an increase of antibiotic-free meat, plant based options, sustainable seafood selections, freshly prepared sushi (at the Niagara Falls Blvd. location), 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. To wet your whistle with a local favorite of the adult variety Tops carries Resurgence Brewing Co., Southern Tier Brewing Co., Big Ditch and more! The Niagara Falls Blvd. 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 flu shots, Covid -19 booster shots, shingles, and influenza, 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, or through the Tops mobile app. With Tops MedSync, we’ll even synchronize your medications so you get all your medication filled at the same time every month. We’ll call you each month to make sure nothing has changed.

We know things can get hectic so Tops has made shopping even easier with Tops Grocery Pick-up (at Niagara Falls Blvd location) and Delivery (at both) and Catering services. 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 to get started.

Tops is excited to also offer its Flashfood® program at both of these location. Flashfood is an app-based marketplace that strives to eliminate food waste by connecting consumers with discounted food nearing its best-by date. Shoppers can buy items from Tops through the Flashfood app and pick them up in-store at great prices while collectively reducing food waste. This allows customers to save up to 60% off of items like produce, meat, deli, bakery, and dairy. ###


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