Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

May 4, 2021
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)

Franchise Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)

File Number)

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

2387 Liberty Way
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (ZIP Code)

(757) 493-8855
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:
Title of each classTrading
 Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par valueFRGNASDAQ Global Market
7.50% Series A Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per share and liquidation preference of $25.00 per shareFRGAPNASDAQ Global Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Item 5.07.    Submission of Maatters to a Vote of Security Holders.

a.The 2021 annual meeting of stockholders of Franchise Group, Inc. (the "Company") was held on May 4, 2021 (the “Annual Meeting”).

b.A quorum was present for the Annual Meeting, and the voting results of the proposals submitted to a vote of the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting are set forth below.

1.Each of the following nominees for director was elected by the holders of the Company’s outstanding common stock to serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders or until a respective successor is elected and qualified:

Director NameVotes ForVotes WithheldBroker Non-Votes
Matthew Avril24,291,291.450 468,898 10,387,036 
Patrick A. Cozza23,561,794.450 1,198,395 10,387,036 
Cynthia Dubin24,729,720.450 30,469 10,387,036 
Lisa M. Fairfax24,722,105.450 38,084 10,387,036 
Thomas Herskovits23,998,257.450 761,932 10,387,036 
Brian R. Kahn24,663,984.450 96,205 10,387,036 

2.The proposal for the approval, in an advisory and non-binding vote, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as disclosed in the proxy statement was approved as follows:

Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes

3.The proposal for the ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 25, 2021 was approved as follows:

Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes


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.

Date: May 10, 2021By:/s/ Eric F. Seeton
Eric F. Seeton
Chief Financial Officer