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Condensed Consolidating Financial Information (Condensed Consolidating Balance Sheet) (Details)

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Condensed Consolidating Financial Information (Condensed Consolidating Balance Sheet) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
Feb. 01, 2020
Feb. 02, 2019
Feb. 03, 2018
Jan. 28, 2017
Current Assets:        
Cash and cash equivalents $ 685 $ 1,162    
Receivables 409 400    
Merchandise Inventories 5,188 5,263    
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 528 620    
Total Current Assets 6,810 7,445    
Property and Equipment - net 6,633 6,637    
Total Right of Use Asset 2,668 0    
Goodwill 3,908 3,908    
Other Intangible Assets - net 439 478    
Other Assets 714 726    
Deferred Tax Assets, Other 0 0    
Intercompany Receivable 0 0    
Investment in Subsidiaries 0 0    
Total Assets 21,172 19,194    
Current Liabilities:        
Short-term debt 539 43    
Merchandise accounts payable 1,682 1,655    
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 3,448 3,366    
Income taxes 81 168    
Total Current Liabilities 5,750 5,232    
Long-Term Debt 3,621 4,708    
Noncurrent Lease Liability 2,918 0    
Intercompany Payable 0 0    
Deferred Income Taxes 1,169 1,238    
Other Liabilities 1,337 1,580    
Total Macy's, Inc. Shareholders' Equity 6,377 6,436    
Noncontrolling interest 0 0    
Total Shareholders' Equity 6,377 6,436 $ 5,733 $ 4,375
Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity 21,172 19,194    
Parent Company [Member]        
Current Assets:        
Cash and cash equivalents 413 889    
Receivables 0 0    
Merchandise Inventories 0 0    
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 0 0    
Total Current Assets 413 889    
Property and Equipment - net 0 0    
Total Right of Use Asset 0      
Goodwill 0 0    
Other Intangible Assets - net 0 0    
Other Assets 0 0    
Deferred Tax Assets, Other 12 12    
Intercompany Receivable 2,675 1,713    
Investment in Subsidiaries 3,433 4,030    
Total Assets 6,533 6,644    
Current Liabilities:        
Short-term debt 0 0    
Merchandise accounts payable 0 0    
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 126 170    
Income taxes 5 14    
Total Current Liabilities 131 184    
Long-Term Debt 0 0    
Noncurrent Lease Liability 0      
Intercompany Payable 0 0    
Deferred Income Taxes 0 0    
Other Liabilities 25 24    
Total Macy's, Inc. Shareholders' Equity 6,377 6,436    
Noncontrolling interest 0 0    
Total Shareholders' Equity 6,377 6,436    
Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity 6,533 6,644    
Subsidiary Issuer [Member]        
Current Assets:        
Cash and cash equivalents 59 59    
Receivables 83 68    
Merchandise Inventories 2,239 2,342    
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 118 143    
Total Current Assets 2,499 2,612    
Property and Equipment - net 3,103 3,287    
Total Right of Use Asset 611      
Goodwill 3,326 3,326    
Other Intangible Assets - net 4 38    
Other Assets 37 41    
Deferred Tax Assets, Other 0 0    
Intercompany Receivable 0 0    
Investment in Subsidiaries 2,796 3,119    
Total Assets 12,376 12,423    
Current Liabilities:        
Short-term debt 539 42    
Merchandise accounts payable 702 713    
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 909 950    
Income taxes 11 52    
Total Current Liabilities 2,161 1,757    
Long-Term Debt 3,621 4,692    
Noncurrent Lease Liability 543      
Intercompany Payable 3,803 3,103    
Deferred Income Taxes 595 679    
Other Liabilities 414 406    
Total Macy's, Inc. Shareholders' Equity 1,239 1,786    
Noncontrolling interest 0 0    
Total Shareholders' Equity 1,239 1,786    
Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity 12,376 12,423    
Non-Guarantor Subsidiaries [Member]        
Current Assets:        
Cash and cash equivalents 213 214    
Receivables 326 332    
Merchandise Inventories 2,949 2,921    
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 410 477    
Total Current Assets 3,898 3,944    
Property and Equipment - net 3,530 3,350    
Total Right of Use Asset 2,057      
Goodwill 582 582    
Other Intangible Assets - net 435 440    
Other Assets 677 685    
Deferred Tax Assets, Other 0 0    
Intercompany Receivable 1,128 1,390    
Investment in Subsidiaries 0 0    
Total Assets 12,307 10,391    
Current Liabilities:        
Short-term debt 0 1    
Merchandise accounts payable 980 942    
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 2,413 2,246    
Income taxes 65 102    
Total Current Liabilities 3,458 3,291    
Long-Term Debt 0 16    
Noncurrent Lease Liability 2,375      
Intercompany Payable 0 0    
Deferred Income Taxes 586 571    
Other Liabilities 898 1,150    
Total Macy's, Inc. Shareholders' Equity 4,990 5,363    
Noncontrolling interest 0 0    
Total Shareholders' Equity 4,990 5,363    
Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity 12,307 10,391    
Consolidation, Eliminations [Member]        
Current Assets:        
Cash and cash equivalents 0 0    
Receivables 0 0    
Merchandise Inventories 0 0    
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 0 0    
Total Current Assets 0 0    
Property and Equipment - net 0 0    
Total Right of Use Asset 0      
Goodwill 0 0    
Other Intangible Assets - net 0 0    
Other Assets 0 0    
Deferred Tax Assets, Other (12) (12)    
Intercompany Receivable (3,803) (3,103)    
Investment in Subsidiaries (6,229) (7,149)    
Total Assets (10,044) (10,264)    
Current Liabilities:        
Short-term debt 0 0    
Merchandise accounts payable 0 0    
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 0 0    
Income taxes 0 0    
Total Current Liabilities 0 0    
Long-Term Debt 0 0    
Noncurrent Lease Liability 0      
Intercompany Payable (3,803) (3,103)    
Deferred Income Taxes (12) (12)    
Other Liabilities 0 0    
Total Macy's, Inc. Shareholders' Equity (6,229) (7,149)    
Noncontrolling interest 0 0    
Total Shareholders' Equity (6,229) (7,149)    
Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity $ (10,044) $ (10,264)