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DEBT, Interest Rate Swaps (Details)

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DEBT, Interest Rate Swaps (Details)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Nov. 03, 2018
USD ($)
Oct. 28, 2017
USD ($)
Nov. 03, 2018
USD ($)
Oct. 28, 2017
USD ($)
Apr. 30, 2018
USD ($)
derivative
Debt          
Interest expense $ 37,798 $ 32,818 $ 109,493 $ 94,305  
Senior Secured Term Loan Facility | Michaels Stores          
Debt          
Interest rate (as a percent)         2.7765%
Senior Secured Term Loan Facility | Michaels Stores | Accumulated Gain (Loss), Cash Flow Hedge | Reclassification out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income          
Debt          
Interest expense 1,600   3,700    
Interest rate swap | Senior Secured Term Loan Facility | Michaels Stores          
Debt          
Number of interest rate swaps | derivative         2
Notional value         $ 1,000,000
Net asset (liability) 4,500   4,500    
Interest rate swap | Senior Secured Term Loan Facility | Michaels Stores | Other assets          
Debt          
Net asset (liability) 5,000   5,000    
Interest rate swap | Senior Secured Term Loan Facility | Michaels Stores | Accrued liabilities and other          
Debt          
Net asset (liability) $ (600)   $ (600)