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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 6 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Aug. 02, 2014
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Jan. 31, 2014
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Aug. 02, 2014
Home Office And Stores [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Home Office And Stores [Member]
Aug. 02, 2014
Home Office And Stores [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Home Office And Stores [Member]
Aug. 02, 2014
Store Fixtures [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Store Fixtures [Member]
Aug. 02, 2014
Store Fixtures [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Store Fixtures [Member]
Aug. 02, 2014
Termination Benefits and Lease Termination Costs [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Termination Benefits [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Impairment of Store Fixtures [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Write-off of Store Fixtures [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Write-off of Store Fixtures [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Depreciation [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Depreciation [Member]
Aug. 02, 2014
Management Transition [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Management Transition [Member]
Aug. 02, 2014
Management Transition [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Management Transition [Member]
Aug. 02, 2014
Other Restructuring And Management Transition [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Other Restructuring And Management Transition [Member]
Aug. 02, 2014
Other Restructuring And Management Transition [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Other Restructuring And Management Transition [Member]
Aug. 02, 2014
Total [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Total [Member]
Aug. 02, 2014
Total [Member]
Aug. 03, 2013
Total [Member]
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]                                                          
Charges     $ 0 $ 4 $ 12 $ 32 $ 0 $ 17 $ 0 $ 45 $ 12 $ 32 $ 9 $ 1 $ 7 $ 16 $ 29 $ 1 $ 13 $ 8 $ 29 $ 4 $ 13 $ 7 $ 13 $ 5 $ 47 $ 27 $ 119
Number underperforming department stores, announced closing   33                                                      
Number of stores closed 32                                                        
Cumulative Amount     $ 214   $ 214   $ 133   $ 133                 $ 216   $ 216   $ 130   $ 130   $ 693   $ 693