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):   March 26, 2014

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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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(e) On March 26, 2014 the Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors approved, effective as of March 9, 2014, the fiscal 2014 base salary for our executive officers, and the following table sets forth the fiscal 2014 base salaries for our Named Executive Officers:

Named Executive Officer - Base Salary
Robert E. Alderson - $545,000
W. Michael Madden - $365,000
Michelle R. Graul - $320,000

Also on March 26, 2014, the Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors reviewed the achievement of Company performance goals for fiscal 2013 with respect to our executive officers. Based on the Committee's review, the Compensation Committee approved the following bonuses for fiscal 2013 for the executive officers named below:

Named Executive Officer - Fiscal 2013 Bonus
Robert E. Alderson - $414,745
W. Michael Madden - $196,909
Michelle R. Graul - $136,980

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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.
March 31, 2014   By:   /s/ W. Michael Madden
        Name: W. Michael Madden
        Title: Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer