Local supermarkets offer daily senior hours each morning

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Price Chopper, Market 32 and Tops Friendly Markets are modifying their hours once more and will now offer daily senior hours each morning.

The change will start on Wednesday, March 18 for all Price Chopper, Market 32 and Market Bistro stores.

All stores within the chain will close at 10 p.m. and reopen at 7 a.m. to let workers restock products and clean.

They will also pre-open exclusively to seniors from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. starting on Thursday, March 19.

The company also announced that all refund, return and raincheck policies have been temporarily suspended.

“We recognize the importance of our role as a provider of vital goods and services and will continue to adjust our business in response to the (most urgent,) expressed and developing needs of our communities. Our focus on sanitation and supply chain flow places priority on the customer experience, helping us to reassure customers that the food supply is not in jeopardy.”

Scott Grimmet, chain’s president and CEO

Tops Friendly Markets announced their special hours for the senior population on Wednesday.

Beginning on Thursday, March 19, Tops will only allow customers who are 60 or older to shop from 6:00 a.m. until 7:30 a.m. on every Tuesday and Thursday until further notice.

The supermarket will not ask for identification, as they trust the community will not abuse this privilege.

Tops also has curbside and pickup delivery as an alternate shopping solution.

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