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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 6 Months Ended
Jul. 29, 2017
USD ($)
Apr. 29, 2017
USD ($)
stores
employee
Jul. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Jul. 29, 2017
USD ($)
Jul. 30, 2016
USD ($)
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   $ 112          
Defined Benefit Plan, Assumptions Used Calculating Benefit Obligation, Discount Rate | Rate           4.34% 4.40%
Number of stores announced closing | stores   138          
Asset Impairment Charges   $ 77   $ 77      
VERP [Member]              
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]              
Charges $ 0   $ 0 122 $ 0    
Cumulative Amount 122     122      
Home Office And Stores [Member]              
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]              
Charges 23   0 121 4    
Restructuring and Related Cost, Incurred Cost       48      
Cumulative Amount 418     418      
Management Transition [Member]              
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]              
Charges 0   1 0 3    
Cumulative Amount 255     255      
Other Restructuring And Management Transition [Member]              
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]              
Charges 0   8   8    
Restructuring and Related Cost, Incurred Cost       0      
Cumulative Amount 178     178      
Total [Member]              
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]              
Charges 23   $ 9 243 $ 15    
Restructuring and Related Cost, Incurred Cost       48      
Cumulative Amount $ 973     $ 973      
Pension Plan [Member]              
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]              
Defined benefit plan increase (decrease) due to enhanced retirement benefits   88          
Defined Benefit Plan, Net Periodic Benefit Cost (Credit), Gain (Loss) Due to Curtailment   (6)          
Defined Benefit Plan, Funded Status of Plan, Percent | Rate           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 enhanced retirement benefits   24          
Defined Benefit Plan, Net Periodic Benefit Cost (Credit), Gain (Loss) Due to Curtailment   (2)          
Defined benefit plan obligation increase (decrease) due to remeasurement and curtailment   $ 3