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Income Taxes (Components of Deferred Tax Assets/(Liabilities)) (Details)

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Income Taxes (Components of Deferred Tax Assets/(Liabilities)) (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
Jan. 28, 2012
Jan. 29, 2011
Income Taxes [Abstract]    
Merchandise inventory $ 102 $ 41
Accrued vacation pay 34 40
Gift Cards 49 65
Stock-based compensation 87 73
State taxes 39 59
Workers' compensation/general liabiliity 91 97
Accrued rent 26 24
Mirror savings plan 24 24
Pension and other retiree obligations 187  
Other 69 94
Total deferred tax assets 708 517
Depreciation and amortization (1,172) (1,083)
Pension and other retiree obligations   (211)
Leveraged leases/tax benefit transfers (140) (170)
Unrealized gain on REITs (91) (62)
Other (13) (57)
Total deferred tax liabilities (1,416) (1,583)
Total net deferred tax (liabilities) $ (708) $ (1,066)