WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts is pleased to announce that it will be awarding one of its biggest prizes in the Monopoly Collect and Win to an East Aurora, NY resident. The 2017 FIAT 500c prize sponsored by Sparkling Ice will be awarded to Mary D. after she participated in the TOPS Monopoly Second Chance Sweepstakes. “Wow!” said Mary in disbelief. “I never thought in a million years I would win one of the big TOPS Monopoly prizes.” The 2017 FIAT 500c is an Italian styled subcompact two-door convertible with features such as a navigation system, Bluetooth hands-free communication with a USB-port, Beats premium audio, and Sirius XM satellite radio.“Partnering with TOPS for the Second Chance Sweepstakes has been a great experience” said Brian Kuz, CMO of Talking Rain Beverage Company, the makers of Sparkling Ice. “Thousands of Monopoly submissions were mailed in for the chance to win a 2017 FIAT 500c, but only one winner was lucky enough to drive off with this amazing prize. We can’t wait to present Mary with her new wheels this week.”
This year’s biggest combined grand prize was for a chance for participants to win Free Food for a Year, with one lucky winner guaranteed to win FREE FOOD FOR LIFE, sponsored by Pepsi.
Participants had to collect the six game markers to win the free food for a year. One lucky winner will then be drawn to win the grand prize of FREE FOOD FOR LIFE the week of August 20, 2017. Stay tuned for the big reveal!
TOPS Monopoly® Collect and Win allowed customers to play every time they checked-out at a Tops Friendly Markets location beginning March 26-June 17, 2017. Customers played the Monopoly® Collect and Win game by obtaining a free game board at any Tops Markets location; upon checkout, game tickets were provided. One game ticket was given for every purchase with a BonusPlus card, with additional tickets provided based on the purchase of more than 3,000 specially marked items in the store.
Inside each game ticket, customers received four game “markers” as pieces of one of the 19 opportunities within the game board. Customers collected the appropriate markers on the game board in order to complete the picture and win that prize. Additionally, within each ticket were also instant wins of cash, Tops gift cards, grocery products, and money-saving coupon offers. New this year from Shutterfly®, were chances to win personalized photo books and personalized, reusable shopping bags.
Other big prizes, with multiple winner in most, awarded this year in addition to the Free Food grand prizes were: • $50,000 home makeover • $25,000 culinary dream vacation • $10,000 kitchen remodel • $10,000 cash • $5,000 home recreation package • $2,000 free Tops gas for one year • $1,200 free pet food for one year • $1,000 Darien Lake, NY family vacation • $1,000 Tops gas/grocery gift card
Additional prizes and the associated winners can be found on our website at www.topsmarkets.com/monopoly
About Tops Friendly Markets
Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 173 full-service supermarkets with five additional by franchisees under the Tops banner. Tops employs more than 15,000 associates and is a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company’s website at www.topsmarkets.com.
About Sparkling Ice
Sparkling Ice beverages combine sparkling water, natural flavors, fruit juice and vitamins to offer great tasting, lightly carbonated beverages. Available in thirteen refreshing flavors: Black Raspberry, Orange Mango, Pink Grapefruit, Kiwi Strawberry, Coconut Pineapple, Pomegranate Blueberry, Peach Nectarine, Lemon Lime, Crisp Apple, Cherry Limeade, Strawberry Watermelon, Black Cherry and new in 2016 Grape Raspberry. Sparkling Ice Lemonades, launched in 2013, are available in two refreshing flavors: Classic Lemonade and Strawberry Lemonade. Sparkling Ice Teas launched nationally in 2015 and include Peach Tea, Raspberry Tea, Lemon Tea and Half & Half flavors. In 2016, the brand introduced the Sparkling Ice essence of sparkling water collection, which features four natural varieties free of sweeteners, artificial colors or preservatives. The essence of sparkling water collection includes Lemon Lime, Peach, Tangerine and a non-flavored variety. Sparkling Ice is part of the Talking Rain family of beverages, and retails for $1.19-$1.29. To locate Sparkling Ice, visit www.sparklingice.com/locate/.
Source: Tops Friendly Markets