News Release
 May 25, 2011
CONTACT: Katie McKenna

$2.2M remodel improves customer shopping experience and includes exterior and interior renovations

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. –Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York and northern Pennsylvania, today held a grand re-opening celebration to mark the completion of a major renovation of its Penn Yan, NY location.

Located at 321 Liberty Street in Penn Yan, the three-month, 2.2 million dollar renovation of the store provides customers with exterior and interior improvements along with an expanded product selection. The 35,000 square-foot store was officially rebranded to Tops Markets in November of 2010 after the Penn Traffic acquisition. Ceremonies featured the participation of Tops’ executives, local store management, and local dignitaries.

“We are thrilled to renew our commitment in the Finger Lakes region, and are dedicated to providing our customers with the best shopping experience,” said Frank Curci, president and CEO of Tops Markets. “The store’s new and renovated features will provide customers with updated amenities, an increased selection of products, and more ease of navigation while shopping.”

Specifically, changes at the store include a new exterior store front, new parking lot, new entrance and front lobby, new interior décor with an array of warmer hues, new flooring, the addition of six “U-scan” registers, new customer service center, new produce fixtures, renovated customer restrooms, upgrades in the dairy, deli, bakery and frozen foods department and the addition of a service meat and seafood department.

In conjunction with the grand re-opening ceremony, customers who use their Tops BONUSCARD from May 22 through June 18 at the Towanda, Penn Yan and Geneva locations will be automatically entered to win a three-minute shopping spree.

Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 134 full-service supermarkets – 129 company-owned and five franchise locations. With more than 14,000 associates, Tops is a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York and northern Pennsylvania. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company's website at


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