Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
Apr. 30, 2018
Entity Registrant Name Qurate Retail, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001355096  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2018  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
QVC Group Common Class A    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   440,356,117
QVC Group Common Class B    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   29,258,343