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Earnings Per Share (Computation Of Basic and Diluted Earnings Per Share) (Details)

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Earnings Per Share (Computation Of Basic and Diluted Earnings Per Share) (Details) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, shares in Millions, $ in Millions
3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Aug. 03, 2019
Aug. 04, 2018
Aug. 03, 2019
Aug. 04, 2018
Earnings Per Share [Abstract]        
Net income (loss) attributable to Macy's, Inc. shareholders $ 86 $ 166 $ 223 $ 306
Net Income (Loss) Available to Common Stockholders, Basic 86 166 223 306
Net Income (Loss) Available to Common Stockholders, Diluted $ 86 $ 166 $ 223 $ 306
Basic earnings per share attributable to Macy's, Inc. shareholders $ 0.28 $ 0.54 $ 0.72 $ 0.99
Diluted earnings per share attributable to Macy's, Inc. shareholders $ 0.28 $ 0.53 $ 0.71 $ 0.98
Weighted Average Number of Shares Issued, Basic 308.9 306.8 308.6 306.2
Shares to be issued under deferred compensation and other plans 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Average number of shares outstanding, basic 309.8 307.7 309.5 307.1
Incremental Common Shares Attributable to Dilutive Effect of Share-based Payment Arrangements 1.8 4.3 2.0 3.6
Average number of shares outstanding, diluted 311.6 312.0 311.5 310.7