Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.

JJB's mystery investor

UK: 'Mystery investor' central to JJB plans
Plans to rescue retailer JJB Sports through an agreement with its creditors could be challenged in the courts by shareholders - and the identity of at least one of them remains a mystery.

Talbots Q4 loss

US: Talbots reviews sourcing as Q4 losses spiral

Retailer The Talbots is nearing a global sourcing deal with Li & Fung and has secured extra funding from its parent company as its fourth quarter losses spiralled to US$136.3m.

Uniqlo online in China

CHINA: Uniqlo in online tie-up with Taobao
Japan-based casual clothing retailer Uniqlo is aiming to grow its online sales in China after signing a strategic partnership deal with e-commerce provider Taobao.

Pantaloon focuses fashion unit

INDIA: Pantaloon plans to spin off fashion unit
Pantaloon Retail India, the country's largest retailer, plans to spin off its fashion and retail divisions into wholly owned subsidiaries in a bid to give it a "more focused approach."

Protectionism talked down

GLOBAL: Garment protectionism claims no more than a myth
Contradicting mounting claims of "protectionism" in the clothing industry, a new survey shows the world's leading textile and garment importers have abolished more barriers to trade in the past six months than ever before.