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): July 31, 2013
COLDWATER CREEK INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
One Coldwater Creek Drive, Sandpoint, Idaho
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's telephone number,
including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On July 31, 2013, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Coldwater Creek Inc. (the "Company") approved discretionary cash bonus awards to certain employees, including certain Named Executive Officers, in recognition of their respective contributions in connection with the Company's recently announced Credit Card Program Agreement ("Program Agreement") between the Company and Comenity Bank, a bank subsidiary of Alliance Data Systems Corporation ("ADS"). The discretionary cash bonus awards to Named Executive Officers were as follows: $200,000 was awarded to James A. Bell, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer; $50,000 was awarded to John E. Hayes III, Senior Vice President and General Counsel; and $15,000 was awarded to Mark A. Haley, Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. Payment of the awards is contingent on the Company’s receipt of its next payment from ADS to be received upon ADS’s execution of the Purchase Agreement with Chase Bank USA, N.A.
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.
COLDWATER CREEK INC.
Dated: August 5, 2013
/s/ James A. Bell
James A. Bell
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
and Chief Financial Officer