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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Sara Lee (SLE) announced Tuesday that it will be eliminating 390 jobs in Europe during the next three years amid the sale of its household and body-care units.

The sale will result in labor savings of roughly $39 million by 2013.

According to


, Sara Lee said the company has already notified employees and the European Works Council of its plans.

Sara Lee earlier sold its Ambi Pure air freshener unit to


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, its India joint venture stake for insecticides and other businesses to concentrate on food and beverages.

Shares of Sara Lee have risen 0.4% to $13.93 in after-hours trading Tuesday.

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