News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE:
 March 9, 2010
CONTACT: Katie McKenna
kmckenna@topsmarkets.com

   
PLANET RETAIL LISTS TOPS FRIENDLY MARKETS AS ONE OF 10 GROCERY RETAILERS POISED FOR GROWTH
Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in Western New York, Central New York, including Rochester, and Northwestern Pennsylvania, is featured on Planet Retail’s recently published “hot list” where they described Tops as “One of 10 grocery retailers to watch this year in North America.” The article focuses on 10 retailers who are poised for growth either as a result of acquisition, organic growth, or are developing formats.”

Tops Markets made the list after the company announced the bankruptcy court-approved acquisition of a majority of Penn Traffic’s assets in January 2010.

Planet Retail is the leading provider of intelligence on the global retail industry, monitoring more than 7,000 retail banner operations as well as market developments in 211 countries. The publication can be found online at http://www.planetretail.net.

Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 76 full-service supermarkets – 71 company-owned and five franchise locations. With over 10,000 associates, Tops is a leading full-service grocery retailer in Western New York, Central New York, including Rochester, and Northwestern Pennsylvania. In January 2010, Tops completed the acquisition of a majority of assets of Penn Traffic, including its 79 supermarkets. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company's Web site at www.topsmarkets.com.

 

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