Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Restructuring and Management Transition Restructuring and Management Transition Summary (Details)

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Restructuring and Management Transition Restructuring and Management Transition Summary (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
1 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 1 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 1 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Oct. 15, 2011
employee
Aug. 31, 2011
employee
Feb. 01, 2014
department_store
Feb. 02, 2013
Jan. 28, 2012
Jan. 27, 2012
department_store
Oct. 31, 2011
Sale Of Catalog Outlet Stores Assets And Inventory Net Book Value [Member]
Oct. 31, 2011
Sale Of Catalog Outlet Stores Assets And Inventory Total Purchase Price [Member]
Oct. 31, 2011
Loss On Sale Of Assets [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Employee Severance [Member]
Oct. 27, 2012
Employee Termination Benefits [Member]
Oct. 27, 2012
Curtailment [Member]
Feb. 01, 2014
Supply Chain [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Supply Chain [Member]
Jan. 28, 2012
Supply Chain [Member]
Feb. 01, 2014
Catalog and Catalog Outlet Stores [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Catalog and Catalog Outlet Stores [Member]
Jan. 28, 2012
Catalog and Catalog Outlet Stores [Member]
Feb. 01, 2014
Home Office And Stores [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Home Office And Stores [Member]
Jan. 28, 2012
Home Office And Stores [Member]
Jan. 31, 2014
Home Office And Stores [Member]
stores
Feb. 01, 2014
Home Office And Stores [Member]
Employee Termination Benefits [Member]
Nov. 02, 2013
Home Office And Stores [Member]
Employee Termination Benefits [Member]
Jan. 28, 2012
Home Office And Stores [Member]
Employee Termination Benefits [Member]
Feb. 01, 2014
Home Office And Stores [Member]
Asset Impairments [Member]
Feb. 01, 2014
Software and Systems [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Software and Systems [Member]
Jan. 28, 2012
Software and Systems [Member]
Feb. 01, 2014
Software and Systems [Member]
Consulting Fees [Member]
Feb. 01, 2014
Store Fixtures [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Store Fixtures [Member]
Jan. 28, 2012
Store Fixtures [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Store Fixtures [Member]
Store Fixture Removal [Member]
Feb. 01, 2014
Store Fixtures [Member]
Depreciation [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Store Fixtures [Member]
Depreciation [Member]
Feb. 01, 2014
Store Fixtures [Member]
Asset Impairments [Member]
Prototype Department Store [Member]
Feb. 01, 2014
Store Fixtures [Member]
Asset Impairments [Member]
Home Department [Member]
Feb. 01, 2014
Management Transition [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Management Transition [Member]
Jan. 28, 2012
Management Transition [Member]
officer
Feb. 02, 2013
Management Transition [Member]
Chief Executive Officer [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Management Transition [Member]
Former Chief Executive Officer [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Management Transition [Member]
Other Management Transition [Member]
Jan. 28, 2012
Management Transition [Member]
Other Management Transition [Member]
Oct. 29, 2011
VERP [Member]
Feb. 01, 2014
VERP [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
VERP [Member]
Jan. 28, 2012
VERP [Member]
Oct. 29, 2011
VERP [Member]
Enhanced Retirement Benefits [Member]
Aug. 31, 2011
VERP [Member]
Verp Curtailment [Member]
employee
Oct. 29, 2011
VERP [Member]
Verp Curtailment [Member]
Oct. 29, 2011
VERP [Member]
Administrative Costs [Member]
Feb. 01, 2014
Other [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Other [Member]
Jan. 28, 2012
Other [Member]
Feb. 01, 2014
Other [Member]
Non-cash Charge [Member]
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]                                                                                                                  
Restructuring and management transition charges     $ 215 $ 298 $ 451   $ 31 $ 7 $ 24 $ 10 $ 116 $ 7 $ 0 $ 19 $ 41 $ 0 $ 0 $ 34 $ 48 $ 109 $ 41   $ 1   $ 41 $ 21 $ 0 $ 36 $ 0 $ 3 $ 55 $ 78 $ 0 $ 53 $ 37 $ 25 $ 11 $ 7 $ 37 $ 41 $ 130 $ 53 $ 29 $ 41 $ 24 $ 179 $ 0 $ 0 $ 179 $ 176   $ 1 $ 2 $ 75 $ 15 $ 26 $ 36
Cumulative charges incurred to date     996                   60     55     202               36       133               208               179             123      
Employee termination benefits                                               26                                                                  
Number of stores closed     1,094     8                               33                                                                      
Number of officers                                                                                 3                                
Officers' compensation, sign-on bonus                                                                                 $ 24                                
Enhanced retirement benefits, number of employees eligible   8,000                                                                                                 8,000            
Enhanced retirement benefits, number of employees accepted 4,000                                                                                                   4,000