8-K 1 form8-k06032014.htm 8-K Form 8-K 06.03.2014





UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):    June 3, 2014


THE FRESH MARKET, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


Delaware
(State or other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation)
1-34940
(Commission File Number)
56-1311233
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

628 Green Valley Road, Suite 500, Greensboro, NC 27408
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (336) 272-1338

Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.07.     Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

(a)    The 2014 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of the Company was held on June 3, 2014 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

(b)    At the Annual Meeting, the stockholders of the Company voted on the following matters, which are described in detail in the Company’s proxy statement dated April 23, 2014 for the Annual Meeting (the “Proxy Statement”): (1) to elect three Class I directors to a three-year term expiring at the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders in 2017 (“Proposal 1”); (2) to approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers in its 2013 fiscal year as disclosed in the Proxy Statement (“Proposal 2”); and (3) to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the Company’s 2014 fiscal year (“Proposal 3”). The final voting results for Proposals 1, 2 and 3 are set forth below.

The Company’s stockholders approved each of the nominees recommended for election in Proposal 1. The votes cast at the Annual Meeting were as follows:

 
For
 
Withheld
 
Broker Non-Votes
 
 
 
 
 
 
Craig Carlock
41,015,036
 
288,783
 
4,260,104
Richard Noll
40,993,293
 
310,526
 
4,260,104
Michael Tucci
41,019,095
 
284,724
 
4,260,104

The Company’s stockholders approved Proposal 2 on an advisory basis. The votes cast at the Annual Meeting were as follows: 40,742,906 shares voted for, 421,172 shares voted against and 139,741 shares abstained from voting. There were 4,260,104 broker non-votes with respect to Proposal 2.

The Company’s stockholders approved Proposal 3. The votes cast at the Annual Meeting were as follows: 45,286,633 shares voted for, 71,359 shares voted against and 205,931 shares abstained from voting. There were no broker non-votes with respect to Proposal 3.





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.

THE FRESH MARKET, INC.

Dated: June 6, 2014    By:     /s/ Scott F. Duggan    
Name: Scott F. Duggan
Title: Senior Vice President – General Counsel