Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


9 Months Ended
Oct. 31, 2020
General [Abstract]  
iMedia Brands, Inc. (formerly EVINE Live Inc.) and its subsidiaries ("we," "our," "us," or the "Company") are a leading interactive media company that owns a growing portfolio of lifestyle television networks, consumer brands and media commerce services. The Company's television brands are ShopHQ, ShopBulldogTV and ShopHQHealth. ShopHQ is the Company's nationally distributed shopping entertainment network that offers a mix of proprietary, exclusive and name-brand merchandise in the categories of jewelry & watches, home & consumer electronics, beauty & wellness, and fashion & accessories directly to consumers 24 hours a day in an engaging and informative shopping experience. ShopBulldogTV, which launched in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019, is a niche television shopping entertainment network that is geared toward male consumers. ShopHQHealth, which launched in the third quarter of fiscal 2020, is a health and wellness focused television shopping entertainment network that offers a robust assortment of products and services dedicated to addressing the physical, spiritual and mental health needs of its customers and their families. The Company's television shopping entertainment programming is distributed through cable and satellite distribution agreements, agreements with telecommunications companies and arrangements with over-the-air broadcast television stations. It is also streamed live online at shophq.com, shopbulldogtv.com and shophqhealth.com, which are comprehensive digital commerce platforms that sell products which appear on the Company's television shopping entertainment networks as well as an extended assortment of online-only merchandise. The Company's programming is also available on mobile channels and over-the-top ("OTT") platforms. Both the Company's programming and products are also marketed via mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, and through the leading social media channels.
The Company's consumer brands include J.W. Hulme Company ("J.W. Hulme"), Kate & Mallory, Live Fit MD, and Indigo Thread. J.W. Hulme was acquired during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019.
The Company's Media Commerce Services brands are Float Left Interactive, Inc. ("Float Left") and third-party logistics business i3PL. Float Left was acquired during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019. Media Commerce Services offers creative and interactive advertising, OTT app services and third-party logistics.
On July 16, 2019, the Company changed its corporate name to iMedia Brands, Inc. from EVINE Live Inc. Effective July 17, 2019, the Company's Nasdaq trading symbol also changed from EVLV to IMBI. On August 21, 2019, the Company changed the name of its primary network, Evine, back to ShopHQ, which was the name of the network in 2014.
Amendment to Articles of Incorporation
Effective July 13, 2020, the Company amended its Articles of Incorporation to increase the authorized shares of common stock by 15,000,000 shares. The Articles of Incorporation, as amended, now provide that the Company is authorized to issue 10,000,000 shares of capital stock and 20,000,000 shares of common stock. 
Reverse Stock Split
On December 11, 2019, the Company effected a one-for-ten reverse stock split of its common stock. Upon the effectiveness of the reverse stock split, every ten shares of issued and outstanding common stock were combined into one issued and outstanding share of common stock, with no change in par value per share. All common share and per share data in the condensed consolidated financial statements and notes to the condensed consolidated financial statements have been retrospectively revised to reflect the reverse stock split.