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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):

 

June 24, 2021 (June 22,2021)

Kirkland's, Inc.

 

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Tennessee

 

000-49885

 

62-1287151

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

 

 

 

 

5310 Maryland Way, Brentwood, Tennessee

 

 

 

37027

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:

 

615-872-4800

 

Not Applicable

 

Former name or former address, if changed since last report

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock

KIRK

NASDAQ Global Select Market

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company     

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 


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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On Tuesday June 22, 2021, Kirkland’s, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). A summary of the matters voted upon by the shareholders at the Annual Meeting is set forth below.

Proposal 1. The shareholders elected Steven. J. Collins, Ann E. Joyce and R. Wilson, Orr, III as directors to serve for a three-year term expiring at the 2024 annual meeting or until their successors are elected and qualified.

Nominee

 

For

 

 

Against

 

 

Abstain

 

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

Steven J. Collins

 

 

7,190,676

 

 

 

138,703

 

 

 

8,351

 

 

 

2,812,815

 

Ann E. Joyce

 

 

7,253,995

 

 

 

75,586

 

 

 

8,149

 

 

 

2,812,815

 

R. Wilson Orr, III

 

 

6,813,042

 

 

 

516,207

 

 

 

8,481

 

 

 

2,812,815

 

Proposal 2. The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, compensation for our named executive officers based on the following votes:

 

 

For

 

 

Against

 

 

Abstain

 

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

Total Shares Voted

 

 

7,224,093

 

 

 

93,287

 

 

 

20,350

 

 

 

2,812,815

 

Proposal 3. The shareholders ratified the appointment by the Company’s Board of Directors of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered accounting firm for the 2021 fiscal year based on the following votes:

 

 

For

 

 

Against

 

 

Abstain

 

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

Total Shares Voted

 

 

10,090,554

 

 

 

51,483

 

 

 

8,508

 

 

 

 

 


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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

Kirkland's, Inc.

 

 

 

 

June 24, 2021

 

By:

/s/ Carter R. Todd

 

 

 

Name: Carter R. Todd

 

 

 

Title: Vice President and General Counsel

 

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