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Basis of Presentation and Consolidation (Nature of Operations) (Details)
9 Months Ended
Nov. 03, 2018
Entity Information [Line Items]  
State of incorporation Delaware
J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc. [Member]  
Entity Information [Line Items]  
Year Incorporated 1924
J. C. Penney Company, Inc. [Member]  
Entity Information [Line Items]  
Year Incorporated 2002