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

Uniqlo/Jil Sander tie-up

JAPAN: Uniqlo signs Jil Sander to oversee clothing design
German fashion designer Jil Sander has this week been signed up by Japan's Fast Retailing to oversee men's and women's wear at its Uniqlo casual clothing chain.

Gap cuts costs

US: Gap cuts board size and director pay
Specialty clothing retailer The Gap Inc is to reduce the size of its board from 13 to 10 members, and lower directors' pay as part of an ongoing focus on cost-cutting. The San Francisco-based company also disclosed that chairman and CEO Glenn Murphy has volunteered a 15% reduction in his annual salary.

Mothercare spreading wings

UK: Mothercare hails tilting international sales balance
Mothercare chief executive Ben Gordon has described the company's headway into international markets as a "hidden jewel" at the Retail Week Conference this week.

Sir Stuart talks retail

UK: Downturn sees M&S shoppers halve suit spend
The UK's top-selling clothing retailer Marks & Spencer has seen shoppers halve their average spend on suits since the start of the economic downturn, boss Sir Stuart Rose said at the conference.

Nike trims management

US: Nike reorganising brand into six regions
Sporting goods giant Nike Inc today (20 March) unveiled plans to reorganise its Nike brand into six regions with less management in a bid to make its operations more efficient and trim costs.