Shares of retailers and other consumer-services companies declined amid mixed earnings.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
October 23, 2017 16:26 ET (20:26 GMT)