Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Oct. 30, 2021
Dec. 01, 2021
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Oct. 30, 2021  
Entity Registrant Name iMedia Brands, Inc.  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-37495  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code MN  
Entity Tax Identification Number 41-1673770  
Entity Address, Address Line One 6740 Shady Oak Road  
Entity Address, City or Town Eden Prairie  
Entity Address, State or Province MN  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 55344-3433  
City Area Code 952  
Local Phone Number 943-6000  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Central Index Key 0000870826  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-29  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   21,560,514
Common Stock    
Document Information [Line Items]    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.01 par value  
Trading Symbol IMBI  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
8.5% Senior Unsecured Notes 2026 [Member]    
Document Information [Line Items]    
Title of 12(b) Security 8.5% Senior Notes due 2026  
Trading Symbol IMBIL  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ