Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Financing (Interest Expense) (Details)

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Financing (Interest Expense) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Jan. 28, 2017
Jan. 30, 2016
Jan. 31, 2015
Debt Disclosure [Abstract]      
Interest on debt $ 392 $ 393 $ 411
Amortization of debt premium (22) (21) (12)
Amortization of financing costs 5 6 7
Interest on capitalized leases 2 2 2
Interest expense, gross 377 380 408
Less interest capitalized on construction 10 17 13
Interest Expense, Total 367 363 395
Premium on early retirement of long-term debt $ 0 $ 0 $ 17