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Restructuring and Management Transition Cumulative Charges (Details)

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Restructuring and Management Transition Cumulative Charges (Details)
$ in Millions
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Nov. 03, 2018
USD ($)
Aug. 04, 2018
USD ($)
Oct. 28, 2017
USD ($)
Rate
Apr. 29, 2017
USD ($)
stores
employee
Nov. 03, 2018
USD ($)
Oct. 28, 2017
USD ($)
Rate
Mar. 31, 2017
Rate
Jan. 28, 2017
Rate
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]                
Severance Costs       $ 14        
Number of employees eligible for VERP | employee       6,000        
Number of employees accepted VERP | employee       2,800        
Defined Benefit Plan, Benefit Obligation, Special and Contractual Termination Benefits $ 0   $ 0 $ 112 $ 0 $ (112)    
Defined Benefit Plan, Net Periodic Benefit Cost (Credit), Gain (Loss) Due to Curtailment 0   $ 0 $ 7 0 $ (7)    
Defined Benefit Plan, Assumptions Used Calculating Benefit Obligation, Discount Rate | Rate     3.94%     3.94% 4.34% 4.40%
Number of stores announced closing | stores       138        
Asset Impairment Charges 0 $ 52 $ 0 $ 77 52 $ 0    
Store Related Closing and Other Costs     52          
Home Office And Stores [Member]                
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]                
Charges 2   52   11 173    
Cumulative Amount 484       484      
Management Transition [Member]                
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]                
Charges 9   0   9 0    
Cumulative Amount 9       9      
Other Restructuring And Management Transition [Member]                
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]                
Charges 0   0   0 2    
Cumulative Amount 185       185      
Total [Member]                
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]                
Charges 11   $ 52   20 $ 175    
Cumulative Amount $ 678       $ 678      
Pension Plan [Member]                
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]                
Defined benefit plan increase (decrease) due to special retirement benefits       88        
Defined Benefit Plan, Funded Status of Plan, Percent | Rate     100.00%     100.00% 98.00%  
Defined benefit plan incr (decr) in FV of assets due to remeasurement and curtailment       34        
Defined benefit plan obligation increase (decrease) due to remeasurement and curtailment       3        
Supplemental Employee Retirement Plan [Member]                
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]                
Defined benefit plan increase (decrease) due to special retirement benefits       24        
Defined benefit plan obligation increase (decrease) due to remeasurement and curtailment       $ (3)