Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Income Taxes (Narrative) (Details)

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Income Taxes (Narrative) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Aug. 03, 2019
Aug. 04, 2018
Aug. 03, 2019
Aug. 04, 2018
Income Tax Contingency [Line Items]        
Document Period End Date     Aug. 03, 2019  
Income tax expense/(benefit) $ 5 $ 5 $ 6 $ 4
Increase to tax valuation allowance for deferred tax assets 17   40  
Valuation allowance increase due to increase in NOL carryforwards 10   45  
Valuation allowance increase attributable to the loss in OCI 7   $ 10  
Valuation allowance, methodologies and assumptions     In assessing the need for the valuation allowance, we considered both positive and negative evidence related to the likelihood of realization of the deferred tax assets. As a result of our periodic assessment, our estimate of the realization of deferred tax assets is solely based on the future reversals of existing taxable temporary differences and tax planning strategies that we would make use of to accelerate taxable income to utilize expiring NOL and tax credit carryforwards.  
Income tax benefit due to release of valuation allowance     $ 2  
Net operating loss carryforwards 2,100   2,100  
Valuation allowance decrease due to lease accounting tax benefit     (15)  
Federal, State And Foreign [Member]        
Income Tax Contingency [Line Items]        
State and foreign tax expenses (4)   (6)  
Amortization of certain indefinite lived intangible assets [Member]        
Income Tax Contingency [Line Items]        
State and foreign tax expenses (1)   (2)  
Federal [Member]        
Income Tax Contingency [Line Items]        
Federal unused interest deductions that do not expire subject to interest limitation 287   287  
Tax credit carryforwards 69   69  
Federal tax authority [Member]        
Income Tax Contingency [Line Items]        
Valuation allowance 591   591  
State Tax Authority [Member]        
Income Tax Contingency [Line Items]        
Valuation allowance $ 251   $ 251