Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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3 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2016
Jun. 01, 2016
Document and Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name Michaels Companies, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001593936  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Apr. 30, 2016  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-28  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   207,704,994
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1