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Customers are reporting credit-card payment outages nationwide at restaurants and stores across the US, including Chick-fil-A and Ikea

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Businesses across the US are accepting cash only as their credit-card payments systems are down.
Customers on Twitter reported outages at Ikea , Forever 21 , McDonald's, and Popeyes, along with localities like a car wash and the Department of Motor Vehicles in New Jersey. Representatives from the businesses weren't immediately available for comment Friday.
Chick-fil-A's payment machines weren't working earlier in the day, leading it to give out free meals. Miami International Airport put out a statement warning customers of a county-wide outage with credit-card...
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Chick-fil-A customers across the US faced chaos - and free chicken - when the chain's payments system crashed

Chick-fil-A customers across the US faced chaos - and free chicken - when the chain's payments system crashed

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Many Chick-fil-A customers faced an unexpected disruption on Friday.
A representative for Chick-fil-A confirmed to Insider that the chain's third-party payment vendor experienced an outage across many businesses that they serve on Friday. For roughly an hour, Chick-fil-A locations' payment systems were unable to process payments.
The problem has been resolved, and restaurants are once again processing payments as normal as of 1:45 pm ET on Friday, the representative said.
For some customers however, there was a silver lining. Many Chick-fil-A locations started...
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