Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Long-Term Debt (Debt Issues) (Details)

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Long-Term Debt (Debt Issues) (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Feb. 01, 2014
Feb. 02, 2013
Debt Instrument [Line Items]    
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 7.125%  
Total notes and debentures $ 4,862 $ 2,868
Less: current maturities 23 0
Total long-term debt 4,839 2,868
Weighted-average interest rate at year end 6.50% 6.90%
Weighted-average maturity 15 years  
Minimum requisite consent of note holders for proposed amendments 66.67%  
5.65% Senior Notes Due 2020(1)
   
Debt Instrument [Line Items]    
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 5.65% 5.65%
Senior notes 400 [1] 400 [1]
5.75% Senior Notes Due 2018(1)
   
Debt Instrument [Line Items]    
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 5.75% 5.75%
Senior notes 300 [1] 300 [1]
6.375% Senior Notes Due 2036(1)
   
Debt Instrument [Line Items]    
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 6.375% 6.375%
Senior notes 400 [1] 400 [1]
6.875% Medium-Term Notes Due 2015
   
Debt Instrument [Line Items]    
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 6.875% 6.875%
Medium-term notes 200 200
6.9% Notes Due 2026
   
Debt Instrument [Line Items]    
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 6.90% 6.90%
Notes payable 2 2
7.125% Debentures Due 2023
   
Debt Instrument [Line Items]    
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 7.125% 7.125%
Debentures 10 255
7.4% Debentures Due 2037
   
Debt Instrument [Line Items]    
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 7.40% 7.40%
Debentures 326 326
7.625% Notes Due 2097
   
Debt Instrument [Line Items]    
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 7.625% 7.625%
Notes payable 500 500
7.65% Debentures Due 2016
   
Debt Instrument [Line Items]    
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 7.65% 7.65%
Debentures 200 200
7.95% Debentures Due 2017
   
Debt Instrument [Line Items]    
Debt instrument, stated interest rate (percent) 7.95% 7.95%
Debentures 285 285
Term Loan
   
Debt Instrument [Line Items]    
Term Loan 2,239 0
Total notes and debentures
   
Debt Instrument [Line Items]    
Total notes and debentures $ 4,862 $ 2,868
Senior notes
   
Debt Instrument [Line Items]    
Debt repurchase provision, percentage of outstanding principal 101.00%  
Debt repurchase provision, required beneficial ownership change 50.00%  
[1] These debt issuances contain a change of control provision that would obligate us, at the holders’ option, to repurchase the debt at a price of 101%. These provisions trigger if there were a beneficial ownership change of 50% or more of our common stock.