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

Ten facts about takeover target Timberland

Following the news of fashion group VF Corporation striking a deal to buy outdoor apparel and footwear firm Timberland for US$2bn, just-style looks into the history of the company, financial performance and its products and brands.

Timberland tops VF Corporation wish list

US fashion group VF Corporation has described its US$2bn acquisition of outdoor apparel group Timberland as a "milestone", ending a year long analysis of potential targets.

US: VF to acquire Timberland for $2bn

Fashion group VF Corporation has agreed a deal to buy outdoor apparel and footwear firm Timberland for US$2bn.

SPAIN: Mango looks to accelerate US push

Spanish women's fashion chain Mango is looking for a department store partner to expand its flagship brand in the US, where it already has a strategic alliance with JC Penney.

US: JC Penney names Johnson as next CEO

Retailer JC Penney has appointed Apple retail supremo Ron Johnson as its new CEO, replacing Mike Ullman III who becomes the company's executive chairman.