NEW YORK -- Cosmetics maker Estee Lauder (EL) said Thursday fiscal second-quarter profit fell 30%, hurt by the stronger dollar and weak consumer spending environment, and said it would cut 2,000 workers as part of a restructuring.Profit for the quarter ended Dec. 31 fell 30% to $158 million, or 80 cents per share, from $224.4 million, or $1.14 per share last year.
Estee Lauder Profit Falls, 2000 Jobs Cut
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