SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 7, 2017
XCEL BRANDS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|475 Tenth Avenue, New York, New York||10014|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (347) 727-2474
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
The 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) for XCel Brands, Inc. (the “Company”) will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2017, which is a change from the September 22, 2017 meeting date set forth in the Company’s preliminary proxy statement filed with the SEC in July, 2017. The Company held its 2016 annual meeting of stockholders on September 13, 2016. The deadline for submitting a stockholder proposal(s) to be considered for inclusion in our proxy statement for the Annual Meeting will be a reasonable time before we begin to print and send or make available such proxy statement. We currently anticipate mailing the proxy statement and associated materials for the Annual Meeting on or about September 20, 2017. Any such proposal(s), should contain (i) a description of each item of business proposed to be brought before the meeting (including the text of the proposal or business and the text of any resolutions proposed for consideration and the reasons for conducting such business at the meeting; (ii) the name and record address, as they appear on the Company’s books, of the stockholder proposing to bring such item of business before the meeting and the name and address of all Stockholder Associated Persons, as defined in the Company’s By-laws (a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 3.2 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K as filed in the SEC on November 2, 2014) , (iii) such other information as required by the Company’s By-laws and (iv) such other information regarding each matter of business to be proposed by such stockholder, regarding the stockholder in his or her capacity as a proponent of a stockholder proposal, or regarding any Stockholder Associated Person, that would be required to be disclosed in a proxy statement or other filings required to be made with the SEC in connection with the solicitation of proxies for such business pursuant to Section 14 of the Exchange Act (or pursuant to any law or statute replacing such section) and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder. The proposal(s) as well as any questions related thereto, should be directed to the Company’s Secretary at 1333 Broadway, 10 th Floor, New York, New York 10018.
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.
XCEL BRANDS, INC.
|By:||/s/ James F. Haran|
|Name:||James F. Haran|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
Date: September 7, 2017