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

UK: Private equity group TPG buys Republic for GBP300m
Fashion group Republic has been acquired by the private equity company TPG for £300m (US$445.5m).

BANGLADESH: Garment factories close amid pay protests
Garment factories in some parts of Bangladesh have closed for an indefinite period following three days of violent protests by thousands of workers calling for an increase in the national minimum wage.

SWEDEN: H&M hits back in Bangladesh tax row
Retailer H&M has hit back at claims from a charity that its lack of tax contributions in Bangladesh are “unethical”.

US: Gap to make first move into China with four stores
US clothing retailer Gap Inc has revealed details of its long-awaited entry into China, with plans to open four Gap brand stores and and online shopping site later this year.

ANALYSIS: Sri Lanka's garment makers "will cope" without GSP+
The Sri Lankan garment industry says the loss of the GSP+ preferential trade benefits will be felt, but will not be catastrophic.