Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Apr. 30, 2019
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, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Common Class A    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   400,279,393
Common Class B    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   29,367,790