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DEBT, Interest Rate Swaps (Narrative) (Details)

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DEBT, Interest Rate Swaps (Narrative) (Details)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Nov. 02, 2019
USD ($)
Nov. 03, 2018
USD ($)
Nov. 02, 2019
USD ($)
Nov. 03, 2018
USD ($)
Apr. 30, 2018
USD ($)
derivative
Debt          
Interest expense $ 38,781 $ 37,798 $ 116,274 $ 109,493  
Term Loan Credit Facility [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member]          
Debt          
Interest rate (as a percent)         2.7765%
Term Loan Credit Facility [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member] | Accumulated Gain (Loss), Cash Flow Hedge [Member] | Reclassification out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income [Member]          
Debt          
Interest expense $ 1,700 $ 1,600 $ 3,300 $ 3,700  
Term Loan Credit Facility [Member] | Interest Rate Swaps [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member]          
Debt          
Number of interest rate swaps | derivative         2
Notional value         $ 1,000,000