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DEBT (Interest Rate Swaps/Interest Rate Caps) (Narrative) (Details)

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DEBT (Interest Rate Swaps/Interest Rate Caps) (Narrative) (Details)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended
May 02, 2020
USD ($)
May 04, 2019
USD ($)
Apr. 30, 2020
USD ($)
derivative
Feb. 01, 2020
USD ($)
Apr. 30, 2018
USD ($)
derivative
Debt          
Interest expense $ 38,122 $ 37,359      
Interest Rate Swaps [Member]          
Debt          
Interest rate swaps liability 4,383 5,408   $ 3,555  
Term Loan Credit Facility [Member] | Interest Rate Swaps [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member]          
Debt          
Number of interest rate derivatives | derivative         2
Notional value         $ 1,000,000
Interest rate (as a percent)         2.7765%
Term Loan Credit Facility [Member] | Interest Rate Swaps [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member] | Accumulated Gain (Loss), Cash Flow Hedge [Member] | Reclassification out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income [Member]          
Debt          
Interest expense 3,500 $ 700      
Term Loan Credit Facility [Member] | Interest Rate Caps [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member]          
Debt          
Number of interest rate derivatives | derivative     2    
Notional value     $ 2,000,000    
Interest rate (as a percent)     1.00%    
Term Loan Credit Facility [Member] | Interest Rate Caps [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member] | Accumulated Gain (Loss), Cash Flow Hedge [Member] | Reclassification out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income [Member]          
Debt          
Interest expense $ 0