Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Fair Value Disclosures (Other Financial Instruments) (Details)

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Fair Value Disclosures (Other Financial Instruments) (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
9 Months Ended
Nov. 02, 2013
Feb. 02, 2013
Oct. 27, 2012
Fair Value Disclosures      
Long-term debt $ 4,868 $ 2,868 $ 2,868
Long-term debt, including current maturities, Fair Value 4,252 2,456 2,706
Cost investment, Carrying Value $ 0 $ 36 $ 36
Fair Value, Estimate Not Practicable, Reasons, Cost Method Investments The cost investment was for equity securities that were not registered and freely tradable shares and their fair values were not readily determinable; however, we believe the carrying value approximates or was less than the fair value