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Tech glitch causes havoc at Woolies


Shoppers at hundreds of Woolworths supermarkets have been left stranded at the check-out after a technical glitch forced the closure of some outlets.

The IT hiccup hit about half of Woolworths' 995 Australian stores for a short time on Monday afternoon, the supermarket giant said it a statement.

It added the problem was being fixed, with registers coming back online.