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
6 Months Ended
Aug. 02, 2014
Feb. 01, 2014
Aug. 03, 2013
Fair Value Disclosures [Abstract]      
Long-term debt, including current maturities, Carrying Amount $ 5,351 $ 4,862 $ 4,873
Long-term debt, including current maturities, Fair Value 5,072 4,209 4,272
Cost investment, Carrying Amount $ 0 $ 0 $ 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 approximated or was less than the fair value