Consumer Companies Down Amid Mixed Earnings -- Consumer Roundup

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Shares of retailers and other consumer-services companies declined amid mixed earnings.

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Hasbro fell after the toy maker projected fourth-quarter results short of investors' expectations. Toy makers are fighting to maintain a niche as childs' play moves onto digital platforms. V.F. shares rose after the maker of clothes under labels such as Vans and North Face raised its full-year profit and sales forecasts.

-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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October 23, 2017 16:26 ET (20:26 GMT)