SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) - Officials with the Maine-based Hannaford Supermarkets chain say they have resolved a computer glitch that made it impossible for shoppers to use debit and credit cards at most of the company's 181 stores in the Northeast.
The problem that started Thursday was resolved by Friday morning. A chain spokesman said were some incidences of slower transactions Friday, but that they would be temporary.
The problem was not related to a 2008 data breach that compromised the credit and debit card numbers of millions of customers.
Signs were posted at affected stores.
Scarborough-based Hannaford has stores in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont.
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