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Chaos for 1,850 Target stores as cash registers go offline nationwide for TWO HOURS but brand insists secured customer data was not breached during busy shopping Saturday that forced temporary closures Target cash registers at all stores were down nationwide on Saturday afternoon  Customers complained about not being able to pay for items amid a tech issue It took one hour for a customer to manually check out but some stores closed Concerned shoppers were reassured their details were not at risk Some customers praised the brand for how well employees handled it  Store fed waiting customers popcorn and ice cream during the hot day But some customers admitted they wished they'd have gone to Walmart instead 

By Leah Simpson For Dailymail.com

Published: 01:29 BST, 16 June 2019 | Updated: 01:30 BST, 16 June 2019

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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 – many of them totaling up to hundreds of dollars – for two hours. 

'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.

Customers complained about not being able to pay for items amid a technology issue. A sign is posted explaining a technical glitch at a Target store in San Francisco on Saturday

Customers complained about not being able to pay for items amid a technology issue. A sign is posted explaining a technical glitch at a Target store in San Francisco on Saturday

Target cash registers at all stores were down nationwide on Saturday afternoon in the US. Customers wait at a Target store after a computer glitch prevented customers from checking out, in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

Target cash registers at all stores were down nationwide on Saturday afternoon in the US. Customers wait at a Target store after a computer glitch prevented customers from checking out, in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

Customers wait on a long check out line at a Target store in San Francisco, California

Customers wait on a long check out line at a Target store in San Francisco, California

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

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