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

Black Friday boost

US: Retailers relieved after "energetic" Black Friday
Retailers in the US enjoyed a much-needed sales boost during last week's Black Friday (29 November) and showed signs of continued e-commerce growth in the Cyber Monday sales.

Sears sales slump

US: Sears sets more store closures as swings to Q3 loss

Store closure costs coupled with lower sales at its US Sears and Kmart chains have pushed Sears Holdings Corporation to a third quarter loss and prompted the retailer to close another eight underperforming stores.

Mexico meltdown

MEXICO: Aramark factory closure costs 600 more jobs
US uniform maker Aramark Uniform Manufacturing has shut its factory in San Pedro de Las Colonias, Mexico, axing 600 workers in the process, a local government official confirmed to just-style.

Gap November fall

US: Gap reaffirms FY guidance as November sales drop 10%
Same-store sales at Gap Inc fell by 10% in November, with declines across all its chains as it turned to "aggressive offers" to shift merchandise.

Wacoal targets Vietnam

JAPAN: Wacoal to open retail stores in Vietnam
Japanese apparel company Wacoal Holdings Corporation has confirmed to just-style it will open a store in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, next month to coincide with deregulation of the country's retail market.