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

Guatemala industry woes

GUATEMALA: 60,000 textile jobs lost in five years
Guatemala's textiles industry has lost 60,000 jobs in the past five years, according to a fresh survey from social research association ASIES obtained by just-style.

Hartmarx factories shut

US: Two Hartmarx factories close amid sale dispute
A last-minute dispute over costs not only held up the final sale of bankrupt suit maker Hartmarx to British private equity firm Emerisque and SKNL North America - but also led to the closure of two of the firm's factories with the loss of around 475 jobs.

Escada files insolvent

GERMANY: Escada to file for insolvency as restructuring fails
Fashion house Escada will file for insolvency this week after the company's last-ditch bid to restructure its finances failed to find favour with shareholders.

Mint Velvet launch

UK: Ex-Principles management set up new fashion brand
The management team of shuttered UK high street brand Principles has returned with a new women's wear brand called Mint Velvet.

Talbots sourcing tie-up

US: The Talbots inks Li & Fung sourcing deal
Women's wear retailer The Talbots has signed a buying agency agreement with consumer goods sourcing specialist Li & Fung.