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): February 24, 2014 (February 21, 2014)
THE WET SEAL, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
Foothill Ranch, CA 92610
(Address of principal executive offices; zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of The Wet Seal, Inc. (the “Company”) has determined to extend the date by which stockholders are eligible to nominate a person or persons for election as a director to the Board at the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders from February 22, 2014 to March 7, 2014. Except for the date change, all other applicable requirements and procedures for a director nomination remain in effect, including those set forth in Section 3.2 of the Company's Bylaws.
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 WET SEAL, INC.
Date: February 24, 2014
/s/ Steven H. Benrubi
Steven H. Benrubi
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer