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

Charming Shoppes refocuses

US: Charming Shoppes sells Misses catalogues for US$35m
Women's wear retailer Charming Shoppes has signalled a change in company strategy with the US$35m sale of its non-core Misses apparel catalogue businesses.

Quiksilver cashes in Rossignol

US: Quiksilver compelled by EUR100m offer for Rossignol
Surfwear company Quiksilver has received a EUR100m (US$146.8m) binding offer for the acquisition of 100% of its ski brand Rossignol from Chartreuse & Mont Blanc, headed by Bruno Cercley, a former CEO of Rossignol.

J Crew faces direct costs

US: J Crew profits hit by direct channel upgrades
US fashion retailer J Crew has posted second quarter net income of $18.1m, down from $20.6m in Q2 last year, after facing unexpected costs relating to a systems change in its direct channel.

Upheaval at Moss Bros

UK: Moss Bros unveils board changes
Suit retailer Moss Bros Group, which earlier in the year vetted a GBP40m (US$79m) acquisition bid from Icelandic investor Baugur Group, has reshuffled its board of directors, with Robert Marsh and founding family member Rowland Gee stepping down from its board.

PPR enjoys Gucci effect

FRANCE: Gucci buoys interim earnings at PPR
French luxury goods operator PPR Group has posted first-half net income up 17% to EUR344m (US$506.4m), attributed to improvement of group operating performance and tighter control over financial charges and tax rate.