SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 16, 2017
CLAIRES STORES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
|1-8899, 333-148108, 333-175171||59-0940416|
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
2400 West Central Road, Hoffman Estates, Illinois
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (847) 765-1100
(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.|
(b) On October 16, 2017, Robert J. DiNicola, a member of the Board of Directors of Claires Stores, Inc. (the Company), informed the Company that he had decided to retire from the Board effective at the end of the Companys fiscal year. Mr. DiNicola, 70, has worked in the retail industry for over 45 years, including 10 years as a member of the Companys Board of Directors. His decision to retire as a Director was not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Companys operations, policies or practices.
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.
|CLAIRES STORES, INC.|
|Date: October 20, 2017||By:|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|