News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE:
 February 24, 2024
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

   
TOPS INVESTS $2 MILLION DOLLARS IN WILLIAMSVILLE, NY STORE LOCATION
Williamsville, N.Y. –Tops Friendly Markets is proud to welcome shoppers to the Grand Re-Opening of its Village of Williamsville, NY location. This renovation, totaling $2 million dollars in enhancements, welcomes residents into a warm, engaging environment. Located just three miles from the Tops Corporate Headquarters this location has served the Historic Village of Williamsville for over 56 years. During the ribbon cutting celebration, Tops will present local community non-profits with a donation, positively impacting first responders, schools, food pantries, and Veteran organizations.

Tops will cut the ribbon on this latest renovation project on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 11:00 am at 5274 Main St., Williamsville.

This 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/

Refreshed from top to bottom, this store offers a new, contemporary experience which includes new exterior paint with welcoming awnings and landscaping, energy efficient equipment and LED lighting both inside and out, solar powered efficiencies, expanded state-of-the-art self-check outs, renovated restrooms, digital screens, and an EV charging station. “This considerable investment will offer customers a renewed shopping experience starting with our friendly and knowledgeable associates, expanded amenities, and larger selection of high quality local, national, and own brands. We’re excited to officially re-open this location signifying our continued commitment to the Williamsville 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 Tops Gift Card, a Buffalo Bisons Herd Membership or a golf package to The Dome and Two Nines Kitchen and Bar in Williamsville.

“At Tops, we constantly evaluate the best ways to serve our customers and reinvest into our communities. These latest enhancements will help make life a little easier for shoppers by focusing on a strong combination of convenience, selection, quality and low prices,” stated Joe Macadlo, Tops district manager. “Tops is excited to also offer an innovative Flashfood® program that strives to eliminate food waste by connecting consumers with discounted food nearing its best-by date.”

From the moment you walk in, you’ll immediately notice the addition of a new station with hand rolled sushi made fresh daily and an expanded selection of fresh produce, 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 like Breezy Hill Dairy, Orleans Poverty Hills Farms, and Chafee Farms, among several other partners right in Erie County, NY. At Tops, we’re 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 full-service deli offers the finest meats and cheeses from local and national brands including premium selections from Boar’s Head that contain no gluten, artificial colors, flavors, by-products or fillers. Families will love our expanded selection of grab and go meals including our famous fish fry’s, freshly made salads, award winning fried chicken, signature subs, classic pizza and so much more—all fresh and ready for you.

Tops newly expanded bakery offers an assortment of freshly baked breads, pastries, specialty cakes, and donuts, fresh fried daily, along with gluten free items from Vin-Chet’s, a local Western NY bakery. Throughout the store, shoppers will also discover a full-service seafood and meat department where our certified butchers hand-cut fresh, high quality USDA Choice beef and pork in store daily. You’ll also find an increase of antibiotic-free meat, plant based options, and sustainable seafood selections, along with a larger selection of certified organic and gluten-free offerings that are fully integrated in aisle.

Tops continues to make shopping even easier with Tops Grocery Pickup, Delivery, and Catering services. With fast, online ordering at Shop.TopsMarkets.com, 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.

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Based in Williamsville, NY, Tops Markets currently operates 148 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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