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Impairment, Restructuring and Other Costs - Narrative (Details)

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Impairment, Restructuring and Other Costs - Narrative (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
3 Months Ended
May 01, 2021
May 02, 2020
Restructuring Cost And Reserve [Line Items]    
Impairments $ 18 $ 3,150
Goodwill impairment, COVID-19   3,070
Tangible Asset Impairment, COVID-19   80
Macy's Reporting Unit    
Restructuring Cost And Reserve [Line Items]    
Goodwill impairment, COVID-19   2,972
Bluemercury Reporting Unit    
Restructuring Cost And Reserve [Line Items]    
Goodwill impairment, COVID-19   $ 98