Document And Entity Information
Jan. 25, 2023
Cover [Abstract]  
Document Type 8-K
Document Period End Date Jan. 25, 2023
Entity Registrant Name MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO., INC.
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code NY
Entity File Number 1-14130
Entity Tax Identification Number 11-3289165
Entity Address, Address Line One 515 Broadhollow Road
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 1000
Entity Address, City or Town Melville
Entity Address, State or Province NY
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 11747
City Area Code 516
Local Phone Number 812-2000
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Title of 12(b) Security Class A Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share
Trading Symbol MSM
Security Exchange Name NYSE
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Amendment Flag false
Entity Central Index Key 0001003078