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Starbucks: Computer outage disrupts sales in US, Canada

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SEATTLE - A computer outage affecting registers forced Starbucks to give away free drinks Friday before closing stores early.

The coffee chain said the outage affected 7,000 company-operated stores in the U.S. and 1,000 in Canada. It did not say when ......

A Starbucks store closes Friday, April 24, 2015, in Phoenix because of computer issues. Starbucks says a sales register computer glitch has disrupted sales at company-operated stores in the United States and Canada. The company apologized to customers for the inconvenience late Friday and said it was working to resolve the outage. Customers found some stores closed and others offering free coffee. (AP Photo/Traci Carl) Show/Hide caption

A Starbucks store closes Friday, April 24, 2015, in Phoenix because of computer issues. Starbucks says a sales register computer glitch has disrupted sales at company-operated stores in the United States and Canada. The company apologized to customers for the inconvenience late Friday and said it was working to resolve the outage. Customers found some stores closed and others offering free coffee. (AP Photo/Traci Carl)

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