Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Financing (Schedule of Company Debt) (Details)

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Financing (Schedule of Company Debt) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
Feb. 01, 2020
Feb. 02, 2019
Feb. 03, 2018
2.875% Senior notes due 2023 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 640 $ 750  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 2.875%    
3.875% Senior notes due 2022 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 450 550  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 3.875%    
4.5% senior notes due 2034[Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 367 367  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 4.50%    
3.45% senior notes due 2021 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 0 500  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 3.45%    
3.625% senior notes due 2024 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 500 500  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 3.625%    
4.375% Senior notes due 2023 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 210 400  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 4.375%    
5.125% Senior debentures due 2042 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 250 250  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 5.125%    
4.3% Senior notes due 2043 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 250 250  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 4.30%    
6.7% Senior debentures due 2034 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 201 $ 201  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.70% 6.70% 6.70%
6.9% senior debentures due 2029 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 79 $ 192  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.90% 6.90%  
6.375% Senior notes due 2037 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 192 $ 192  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.375% 6.375% 6.375%
6.65% senior debentures due 2024 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 122 $ 122  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.65% 6.65%  
7.0% Senior Debentures Due 2028 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 105 $ 117  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 7.00%    
6.7% Senior Debentures Due 2028 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 103 $ 103  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.70% 6.70%  
6.79% Senior Debentures Due 2027 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 71 $ 71  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.79% 6.79%  
6.9% Senior Debentures Due 2032 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 17 $ 17  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.90% 6.90% 6.90%
10.25% Senior Debentures Due 2021 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 0 $ 33  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 10.25%    
7.6% Senior Debentures Due 2025 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 24 24  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 7.60%    
8.75% Senior Debentures Due 2029 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 13 $ 13  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 8.75% 8.75% 8.75%
7.875% Senior Debentures Due 2030 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 10 $ 10  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 7.875% 7.875% 7.875%
9.5% Amortizing Debentures Due 2021 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 2 $ 6  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 9.50%    
9.75% Amortizing Debentures Due 2021 [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 1 3  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 9.75%    
Unamortized debit issue costs [Member]      
Unamortized debt issue costs $ (13) (18)  
Unamortized debit discount [Member]      
Unamortized debt discount (7) (9)  
Premium on acquired debt      
Debt Instrument, Unamortized Premium, Noncurrent $ 34 39  
Premium on acquired debt | Minimum [Member]      
Debt instrument interest rate, effective percentage 5.542%    
Premium on acquired debt | Maximum [Member]      
Debt instrument interest rate, effective percentage 7.144%    
Capital Lease and Other Long-Term Obligations [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding $ 0 25  
Total Of Long Term Debt [Member]      
Debt instrument, principal outstanding 3,621 4,708  
8.5% Senior Debentures Due 2019 [Member]      
Short-term Debt $ 0 36  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 8.50%    
3.45% senior notes due 2021 [Member]      
Short-term Debt $ 500 0  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 3.45%    
10.25% Senior Debentures Due 2021 [Member]      
Short-term Debt $ 33 0  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 10.25%    
Capital Lease and Current Portion of Other Long-Term Obligations      
Short-term Debt $ 6 7  
Short-term Debt [Member]      
Short-term Debt $ 539 $ 43