Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Receivables (Narrative) (Details)

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Receivables (Narrative) (Details)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended 24 Months Ended
Jan. 28, 2017
USD ($)
Jan. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Jan. 31, 2015
USD ($)
Jan. 28, 2017
USD ($)
Receivables $ 522 $ 558   $ 522
Credit Card Program Agreement [Member]        
Effective period of agreement, years 10      
Number of years in renewal option 3      
Amount received under agreement $ 912 1,026 $ 975  
Net earnings from credit operations 736 831 $ 776  
Name of Property [Domain]        
Sale of Brooklyn real estate transaction 270     270
Proceeds from sale of Brooklyn in current year 141 $ 68   209
Cash receivable for Brooklyn sale, total $ 61     $ 61