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Condensed Consolidating Financial Information (Condensed Consolidating Statement of Operations) (Details)

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Condensed Consolidating Financial Information (Condensed Consolidating Statement of Operations) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
3 Months Ended
May 04, 2019
May 05, 2018
Net sales $ 5,504 $ 5,541
Credit card revenues, net 172 157
Cost of sales (3,403) (3,382)
Selling, general and administrative expenses (2,112) (2,083)
Gains on sale of real estate 43 24
Impairment and other costs (1) (19)
Operating income (loss) 203 238
Benefit plan income, net 7 11
Interest (expense) income, net    
External (47) (66)
Interest Expense, Other 0 0
Income (Loss) from Equity Method Investments 0 0
Income (loss) before income taxes 163 183
Federal, state and local income tax expense (27) (52)
Net income (loss) 136 131
Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interest 0 8
Net income (loss) attributable to Macy's, Inc. shareholders 136 139
Comprehensive Income, Net of Tax, Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest 142 138
Comprehensive loss attributable to noncontrolling interest 0 8
Comprehensive income (loss) attributable to Macy's, Inc. shareholders 142 146
Parent    
Net sales 0 0
Credit card revenues, net 0 0
Cost of sales 0 0
Selling, general and administrative expenses 0 0
Gains on sale of real estate 0 0
Impairment and other costs 0 0
Operating income (loss) 0 0
Benefit plan income, net 0 0
Interest (expense) income, net    
External 5 4
Interest Expense, Other 0 0
Income (Loss) from Equity Method Investments 132 136
Income (loss) before income taxes 137 140
Federal, state and local income tax expense (1) (1)
Net income (loss) 136 139
Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interest 0 0
Net income (loss) attributable to Macy's, Inc. shareholders 136 139
Comprehensive Income, Net of Tax, Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest 142 146
Comprehensive loss attributable to noncontrolling interest 0 0
Comprehensive income (loss) attributable to Macy's, Inc. shareholders 142 146
Subsidiary Issuer    
Net sales 2,154 2,008
Credit card revenues, net (2) (6)
Cost of sales (1,341) (1,320)
Selling, general and administrative expenses (803) (828)
Gains on sale of real estate 24 23
Impairment and other costs 0 0
Operating income (loss) 32 (123)
Benefit plan income, net 3 4
Interest (expense) income, net    
External (53) (71)
Interest Expense, Other (19) (18)
Income (Loss) from Equity Method Investments (30) 102
Income (loss) before income taxes (67) (106)
Federal, state and local income tax expense 24 37
Net income (loss) (43) (69)
Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interest 0 0
Net income (loss) attributable to Macy's, Inc. shareholders (43) (69)
Comprehensive Income, Net of Tax, Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest (38) (63)
Comprehensive loss attributable to noncontrolling interest 0 0
Comprehensive income (loss) attributable to Macy's, Inc. shareholders (38) (63)
Other Subsidiaries    
Net sales 4,768 5,363
Credit card revenues, net 174 163
Cost of sales (3,480) (3,892)
Selling, general and administrative expenses (1,309) (1,255)
Gains on sale of real estate 19 1
Impairment and other costs (1) (19)
Operating income (loss) 171 361
Benefit plan income, net 4 7
Interest (expense) income, net    
External 1 1
Interest Expense, Other 19 18
Income (Loss) from Equity Method Investments 0 0
Income (loss) before income taxes 195 387
Federal, state and local income tax expense (50) (88)
Net income (loss) 145 299
Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interest 0 8
Net income (loss) attributable to Macy's, Inc. shareholders 145 307
Comprehensive Income, Net of Tax, Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest 149 303
Comprehensive loss attributable to noncontrolling interest 0 8
Comprehensive income (loss) attributable to Macy's, Inc. shareholders 149 311
Consolidation, Eliminations [Member]    
Net sales (1,418) (1,830)
Credit card revenues, net 0 0
Cost of sales 1,418 1,830
Selling, general and administrative expenses 0 0
Gains on sale of real estate 0 0
Impairment and other costs 0 0
Operating income (loss) 0 0
Benefit plan income, net 0 0
Interest (expense) income, net    
External 0 0
Interest Expense, Other 0 0
Income (Loss) from Equity Method Investments (102) (238)
Income (loss) before income taxes (102) (238)
Federal, state and local income tax expense 0 0
Net income (loss) (102) (238)
Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interest 0 0
Net income (loss) attributable to Macy's, Inc. shareholders (102) (238)
Comprehensive Income, Net of Tax, Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest (111) (248)
Comprehensive loss attributable to noncontrolling interest 0 0
Comprehensive income (loss) attributable to Macy's, Inc. shareholders $ (111) $ (248)