WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. — Tops Friendly Markets here said Tuesday it has converted the remaining 12 Grand Union stores it acquired last year to the Tops banner.


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“The entire Tops team has worked very hard to that ensure our new store customers will have a more enjoyable shopping experience as they see the many changes in the setting, amenities and an increased variety of products that our neighborhood stores will offer,” said Frank Curci, Tops’ president and chief executive officer, in a statement. “And we want to continue the tradition of giving back and being active members of the local community.”

Opening ceremonies at the stores featured the announcement of capital improvements made at each store, as well as donations made on behalf of Tops to various local charities through the company’s “Living Here. Giving Here” community partnership program. Store improvements include a wider variety and selection of branded products, interior and exterior renovations and refinished store fronts.

Read more: Tops Converts Nine Grand Unions

The 12 Grand Union stores were part of a 21-store acquisition that Tops acquired last year. The other nine locations were converted earlier this year.

The latest conversions are in the upstate New York towns of Corinth, Warrensburg, Bolton Landing, Saranac Lake (two stores), Elizabethtown, Chestertown, Peru, North Creek, Ausable Forks, Schroon Lake and Northville.

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