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Executive Summary

Direct seller will lay off 1,300 employees and "exit certain unprofitable operations" as part of its restructuring efforts, according to April 24 SEC filing. Initiatives will incur pre-tax charge of $95 mil.-$100 mil. in 2006, with approximately $73 mil. covering employee-related costs, firm notes. Avon announced a multi-year restructuring plan aimed at restoring growth last fall (1"The Rose Sheet" Nov. 21, 2005, p. 3)...

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