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Restructuring and Management Transition Cumulative Charges (Details)

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Restructuring and Management Transition Cumulative Charges (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended
May 03, 2014
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May 04, 2013
Jan. 31, 2014
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Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]      
Charges $ 22 $ 72  
Number underperforming department stores, announced closing     33
Number of stores closed 31    
Cumulative Amount 688    
Home Office And Stores [Member]
     
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]      
Charges 12 28  
Cumulative Amount 214    
Store Fixtures [Member]
     
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]      
Charges 0 28  
Cumulative Amount 133    
Termination Benefits and Lease Termination Costs [Member]
     
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]      
Charges 12    
Termination Benefits [Member]
     
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]      
Charges   28  
Impairment of Store Fixtures [Member]
     
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]      
Charges   9  
Write-off of Store Fixtures [Member]
     
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]      
Charges   6  
Depreciation [Member]
     
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]      
Charges   13  
Management Transition [Member]
     
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]      
Charges 7 16  
Cumulative Amount 215    
Other Restructuring And Management Transition [Member]
     
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]      
Charges 3 0  
Cumulative Amount $ 126