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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
1 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2020
USD ($)
derivative
Apr. 30, 2018
USD ($)
derivative
Jan. 30, 2021
USD ($)
Feb. 01, 2020
USD ($)
Feb. 02, 2019
USD ($)
Oct. 31, 2020
USD ($)
Debt            
Interest expense     $ 152,442 $ 154,090 $ 147,085  
Interest Rate Swaps [Member]            
Debt            
Interest rate swaps/caps liability     6,212 3,555    
Interest Rate Caps [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member]            
Debt            
Number of interest rate derivatives | derivative 2          
Notional value $ 2,000,000          
Term Loan Credit Facility [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member]            
Debt            
Number of interest rate derivatives | derivative   2        
Notional value $ 1,000,000         $ 300,000
Interest rate (as a percent) 1.00% 2.7765%        
Interest rate swaps/caps liability     8,800      
Term Loan Credit Facility [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member] | Other Liabilities [Member]            
Debt            
Interest rate swaps/caps liability     6,200      
Term Loan Credit Facility [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member] | Accrued Liabilities and Other [Member]            
Debt            
Interest rate swaps/caps liability     2,600      
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     17,000 5,800    
Term Loan Credit Facility [Member] | Interest Rate Swaps [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member]            
Debt            
Notional value   $ 1,000,000        
Interest rate swaps/caps, maturity date   Apr. 30, 2021        
Interest rate swaps/caps liability     $ 4,300 16,600    
Term Loan Credit Facility [Member] | Interest Rate Swaps [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member] | Other Liabilities [Member]            
Debt            
Interest rate swaps/caps liability       3,600    
Term Loan Credit Facility [Member] | Interest Rate Swaps [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member] | Accrued Liabilities and Other [Member]            
Debt            
Interest rate swaps/caps liability       $ 13,000    
Term Loan Credit Facility [Member] | Interest Rate Caps [Member] | Michaels Stores [Member]            
Debt            
Interest rate swaps/caps, maturity date Apr. 30, 2025