UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

SCHEDULE 14A

 

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See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions. *** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on <mtgdate>. You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the above named company. This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side). We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. Meeting Information Meeting Type: <mtgtype> For holders as of: <recdate> Date: Time: <mtgtime> Location: 0000238974_1 R1.0.0.51160 SMART & FINAL STORES, INC. SMART & FINAL STORES, INC. 600 CITADEL DRIVE COMMERCE, CA 90040 Annual Meeting March 17, 2015 May 14, 2015 May 14, 2015 10:00 AM PDT Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza Crocker Room 251 South Olive Street Los Angeles, California 90012

 


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Voting items 0000238974_3 R1.0.0.51160 The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following: 1. Election of Directors Nominees 1a. Norman H. Axelrod 1b. Dennis T. Gies The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2 and 3. 2. Ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as independent auditors for fiscal 2015. 3. To approve, by non-binding vote, the compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers. The Board of Directors recommends you vote 1 YEAR : 4. To recommend, by non-binding vote, the frequency of advisory votes on executive compensation. NOTE: To vote and otherwise represent the undersigned on such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.

 


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