Annual report pursuant to section 13 and 15(d)

Segment Reporting (Details)

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Segment Reporting (Details) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Jan. 28, 2012
Oct. 29, 2011
Jul. 30, 2011
Apr. 30, 2011
Jan. 29, 2011
Oct. 30, 2010
Jul. 31, 2010
May 01, 2010
Jan. 28, 2012
Jan. 29, 2011
Jan. 30, 2010
Net sales by brand and reportable segment                      
Total net sales $ 562,169 $ 584,602 $ 655,529 $ 580,384 $ 542,106 $ 550,103 $ 536,989 $ 473,466 $ 2,382,684 $ 2,102,664 $ 1,909,575
Total retail segment [Member]
                     
Net sales by brand and reportable segment                      
Total net sales                 2,139,193 1,976,366 1,896,102
Total corporate apparel segment [Member]
                     
Net sales by brand and reportable segment                      
Total net sales                 243,491 126,298 13,473
MW [Member] | Total retail segment [Member]
                     
Net sales by brand and reportable segment                      
Total net sales                 1,471,711 1,345,915 1,281,847
K&G [Member] | Total retail segment [Member]
                     
Net sales by brand and reportable segment                      
Total net sales                 375,105 360,301 370,148
Moores [Member] | Total retail segment [Member]
                     
Net sales by brand and reportable segment                      
Total net sales                 267,689 246,735 222,049
MW Cleaners[ Member] | Total retail segment [Member]
                     
Net sales by brand and reportable segment                      
Total net sales                 24,688 23,415 22,058
Twin Hill [Member] | Total corporate apparel segment [Member]
                     
Net sales by brand and reportable segment                      
Total net sales                 25,398 21,464 13,473
Dimensions and Alexandra (UK) [Member] | Total corporate apparel segment [Member]
                     
Net sales by brand and reportable segment                      
Total net sales                 $ 218,093 $ 104,834