Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Real Estate and Other, Net (Details)

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Real Estate and Other, Net (Details)
$ in Millions
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Oct. 31, 2015
USD ($)
Aug. 01, 2015
USD ($)
May 02, 2015
USD ($)
Jan. 28, 2017
USD ($)
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Jan. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Jan. 31, 2015
USD ($)
May 03, 2014
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Real Estate Properties [Line Items]                
Net gain on sale or redemption of non-operating assets $ (5) $ (1) $ (6) $ (2) $ (5) $ (9) $ (25)  
Investment income from Home Office Land Joint Venture         (28) (41) (53)  
Gain (Loss) on Disposition of Property Plant Equipment         73 9 92  
Net gain from sale of operating assets         62      
Store and other asset impairments         0 20 30  
Other         (5) 42 (8)  
Total expense/(income)         (111) 3 (148)  
Area of Land | a               220
Payments for (Proceeds from) Investments         $ (2) (13) $ (35)  
Number of stores | department_store         1,013      
Proceeds from sale of operating assets         $ 80      
Proceeds from Equity Method Investment, Dividends or Distributions         $ 44 36    
Litigation Settlement, Expense           $ 50