UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

SCHEDULE 14A

 

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Smart & Final Stores, Inc.

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SMART & FINAL STORES, INC.

600 CITADEL DRIVE

COMMERCE, CA 90040

 

*** Exercise Your Right to Vote ***

Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 21, 2018

 

 

 

Meeting Information

Meeting Type: Annual Meeting

For holders as of: March 23, 2018

Date: May 21, 2018     Time: 1:00 PM PDT

Location:

DoubleTree Hotel

 

5757 Telegraph Road

 

Commerce, California 90040

 

 

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.

 

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—– Before You Vote —–

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Voting items

 

 

 

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:

 

 

1.

Election of Directors

 

 

 

 

 

Nominees

 

 

 

 

1a

Norman H. Axelrod

 

 

 

 

1b

Dennis T. Gies

 

 

 

 

1c

Paul N. Hopkins

 

 

 

 

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2 and 3.

 

2.

Ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as independent auditors for the Company's 2018 fiscal year.

 

 

3.

To approve, by non-binding advisory vote, the compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers.

 

 

 

 

The Board of Directors recommends you vote 1 YEAR on the following proposal:

 

 

4.

To recommend, by non-binding advisory vote, the frequency of future advisory votes on the compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers.

 

 

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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