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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 6 Months Ended
Aug. 01, 2020
USD ($)
Aug. 03, 2019
USD ($)
Aug. 01, 2020
USD ($)
Aug. 03, 2019
USD ($)
Apr. 30, 2020
USD ($)
derivative
Feb. 01, 2020
USD ($)
Apr. 30, 2018
USD ($)
derivative
Debt              
Interest expense $ 36,740 $ 40,134 $ 74,863 $ 77,493      
Interest Rate Swaps [Member]              
Debt              
Interest rate swaps liability 5,948 8,902 5,948 8,902   $ 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 4,500 900 8,000 1,600      
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 $ 0 $ 0 $ 0