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Restructuring and Managment Transition Cumulative Charges (Details)

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Restructuring and Managment Transition Cumulative Charges (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Nov. 02, 2013
Oct. 27, 2012
Nov. 02, 2013
Oct. 27, 2012
Recognized net curtailment gain   $ 7    
Total [Member]
       
Charges 46 34 165 269
Cumulative Amount     712  
Supply Chain [Member]
       
Charges 0 3 0 19
Cumulative Amount     60  
Home Office And Stores [Member]
       
Charges (6) 4 26 [1] 105
Cumulative Amount     180  
Curtailment [Member]
       
Recognized net curtailment gain   7    
Termination Benefits [Member]
       
Charges   11    
Software and Systems [Member]
       
Charges 0 0 0 36
Cumulative Amount     36  
Consulting Fees [Member]
       
Charges       3
Home Department Store Fixtures [Member]
       
Charges     7  
Store Fixtures [Member]
       
Charges 10 18 55 60
Cumulative Amount     133  
Prototype Store Fixtures [Member]
       
Charges 2 11 11   
Depreciation [Member]
       
Charges 8 7 37  
Management Transition [Member]
       
Charges 3 6 32 36
Cumulative Amount     203  
Other Restructuring And Management Transition [Member]
       
Charges 39 3 52 13
Cumulative Amount     100  
Return of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. Shares [Member]
       
Charges $ 36      
[1] Includes the $6 million credit in the third quarter of 2013 resulting from termination benefits paid that were lower than expected primarily because employees found other positions within the Company and revisions were made to the restructuring plan.