Kirkland's, Inc. (Form: 8-K)  






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

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   May 30, 2012

Kirkland's, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Tennessee 000-49885 621287151
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
2501 McGavock Pike, Suite 1000, Nashville, Tennessee   37214
(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


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On Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 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 that Annual Meeting is set forth below.

Proposal 1. The shareholders elected three nominees for director each to serve for a three-year term expiring at the 2015 annual meeting or until their successors are elected and qualified based on the following votes:

Nominee   For   Number of Shares Withheld   Broker Non-Votes
Steven J. Collins
    14,631,503       402,101       715,435  
R. Wilson Orr, III
    11,791,733       3,241,871       715,435  
Miles T. Kirkland
    14,739,342       294,262       715,435  

Proposal 2. The shareholders ratified the appointment by the Company’s Board of Directors of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending February 2, 2013 based on the following votes:

    For   Number of Shares Withheld   Abstain
Total Shares Voted
    15,114,008       635,029       2  

Proposal 3. The shareholders ratified the advisory vote on executive compensation:

    For   Number of Shares Withheld   Broker Non-Votes
Total Shares Voted
    14,800,369       192,221       715,435  

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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.
May 31, 2012   By:   /s/ W. Michael Madden
        Name: W. Michael Madden
        Title: Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer