Coles stores closed due to nationwide register outage

Marco Green
August 19, 2018

The supermarket giant released a statement later in the morning, confirming "all Coles Supermarkets are open and trading".

However there were no alerts on any of the company's social media platforms.

"We apologise for any inconvenience our customers experienced earlier this morning", Coles said in a statement.

While the outage had affected stores across Australia, not every supermarket had been hit by the glitch.

Coles supermarket stores were shut on Sunday morning across the country amid a nationwide computer outage, customers have reported.

One user posted a picture of a notice containing spelling and grammatical errors - put up on the entrance of a Coles store in Sydney.

In breaking news this morning a number of @Coles stores are closed this morning.

'Coles is now experiencing a state-wide IT system issue and can not process any transactions, ' it explained.

Coles stores across the country are closed owing to an IT issue affecting cash registers.

'We apologise for this inconvenience, however Coles will remain closed until the issue is fixed'.

"We are working to resolve the issue and will re-open as soon as possible".

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