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

N Brown profit climbs

UK: N Brown delivers 20% jump in H1 profit
Home shopping firm N Brown Group this week posted a 19.6% jump in first half pre-tax profit, helped by growth across all its customer groups and product ranges, and is confident it can continue to deliver growth in the second half of its financial year.

JJB supplier blow

UK: Further blow to JJB as insurers withdraw cover
Retailer JJB Sports' hopes of survival were dealt a further blow after credit insurers withdrew cover for the company's suppliers, sending shares into a renewed nosedive earlier in the week.

GSP+ fears in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's garment industry battles GSP+ fears
Sri Lanka is due to submit its application for an extension of the GSP+ trade concession to the European Commission at the end of this month. But uncertainties about whether or not the scheme will be renewed are already affecting garment factories, with buyers seeking assurances that they will not have to pay new duties. Dilshani Samaraweera reports.

LVMH bolsters sales

FRANCE: LVMH bucks trend with nine-month sales surge
A strong performance from its fashion and leather goods businesses helped luxury goods giant LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton to post a double-digit sales rise for the first nine months of the year.

Government keeps eye on imports

US: Lawmaker calls for monitoring of Chinese apparel imports
A US lawmaker has asked the government to start monitoring textile and clothing imports from China next year in a bid to pre-empt any sudden surges in imports when existing restrictions are lifted at the end of the year.