ASDA has apologised after a problem with its card payments system left its customers facing long waits to pay.
The breakdown on Sunday affected stores throughout the UK including Asda Tilbury.
Shoppers used social media to criticise the firm and ask for more information as they waited at checkouts.
The company earlier tweeted that the majority of its stores were “back up and working” but advised customers to check if this applied to their branch.
All of the chain’s stores were affected by the fault at some point on Sunday but the issue has been resolved at some branches more quickly than others, a spokeswoman said.
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