Change of leadership at the mobile-payments effort backed by major merchants comes a day after member Best Buy opted for Apple's competing system.
Retailer's customers can use the mobile-payments system to complete transactions on its app, with in-store capability coming later this year.
Apple Pay is off to a fast start, but LoopPay may have an edge when it comes to working with existing point-of-sale systems.
The closure comes amid rocky efforts by tech companies to expand into the financial industry.
Starting December 24, visitors to Orlando's Walt Disney World can use Apple Pay to buy tickets, merchandise and other items.
With the expanded list, Apple says its mobile-payments system now supports cards that account for 90 percent of credit card purchases in the US.
The justices say theft prevention screening isn't integral to warehouse employees' jobs, so Amazon doesn't have to provide compensation.
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Apple Pay or merchants' CurrentC? Consumers will have to decide which mobile payments system works better for them.
The Walmart-led group prepping a rival mobile-payments system finally speaks out after coming under fire for merchant actions. Plus: It warns of a hack.