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DATE:
 October 28, 2015
CONTACT: Vince Schiano
vschiano@topsmarkets.com

   
TOPS FRIENDLY MARKETS INVESTS $1.1 MILLION IN BIG FLATS, NY STORE, REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY
Major renovation of the Big Flats Tops Markets includes enhanced décor and product offerings

TOPS FRIENDLY MARKETS INVESTS $1.1 MILLION IN BIG FLATS, NY STORE, REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY

Major renovation of the Big Flats Tops Markets includes enhanced décor and product offerings

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Tops Friendly Markets today celebrated the completion of a $1.1 million renovation of its Big Flats, N.Y. store, hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Tops representatives and community leaders.

The 42,000 square foot store, located at 83- Consumer Square Plaza, Rt.64, boasts a new look including refreshed décor and new energy-efficient LED lighting. Within the store’s produce department, shoppers will enjoy a more comfortable experience with new wooden floors, produce cases and track lighting to better showcase fresh foods Among other notable changes, an enhanced prepared foods selection in Tops’ ‘Carry Out Café’ was added, offering customers a variety of new soups, grab and go items and an olive bar.

Customers will enjoy an expanded variety of products, including new natural and organic selections and a new ‘Tops Brew Market,” hosting a wide array of local and national craft beer selections. In addition, the in-store bakery now includes freshly fried donuts, prepared daily.

For added convenience, four self-scan checkouts were also added to expedite the checkout process for shoppers with a limited amount of items.

“Having been a part of the Big Flats Community for 23 years, we understand the unique needs and requests of our shoppers,” said Gerald Swift, store manager of the Big Flats Tops. “This store’s transformation will help us better serve the community while saving our shoppers time and money.”

During today’s event, Tops presented $2,000 in donations to local charitable organizations.

“Our time in Big Flats has been nothing but successful and we look forward to serving this community for many more years to come,” said Swift. # # #

Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 164 full-service supermarkets – 159 company-owned and five franchise locations. With more than 16,000 associates, Tops is a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York, northern Pennsylvania and western Vermont. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company's website at www.topsmarkets.com.

 

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