1,850 Target cash registers go offline for two hours but brand says customer data wasn't breached

Mail Online | 6/15/2019 | Leah Simpson For Dailymail.com
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Target stores are back up and running after a nationwide cash register glitch on Saturday.

Shoppers were unable to pay for items using the scanners for two hours.

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'We’re aware that guests are currently unable to make purchases at Target stores. Our teams are troubleshooting now and we apologize for the inconvenience. We will provide an update as soon as possible,' Target tweeted.

Sunday night Target's registers were fully back online, the company said in a statement.

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Guests were able to purchase their merchandise again in all stores following the temporary outage earlier that was the result of an internal technology issue.

'Our technology team worked quickly to identify and fix the issue, and we apologize for the inconvenience and frustration this caused for our guests,' the company said in a statement.

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Concerned shoppers were reassured their details were not at risk during the time when staff counters and self-checkout registers were down.

'After an initial but thorough review, we can confirm that this was not a data breach or security-related issue, and no guest information was compromised at any time', the statement continued.

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NPR reported that staff at a store in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C., sent all customers out and declared all stores were affected.

Target has 1,850 stores in the United States.

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