Tops is leveraging its flair for promotion and local merchandising as it assimilates its upstate New York neighbor
Many companies probably would like to be able to say they grew their business by 40% in 2010. Thanks to a timely and opportunistic merger with a nearby rival, Tops Friendly Markets can make that claim. From its headquarters in Williamsville, N.Y., Tops was able to acquire most of what was left of the long-struggling Penn Traffic chain out of bankruptcy, and has since been busy converting the stores to Tops' own operating paradigm, which emphasizes strong promotions, variety of selection ...
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