Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Financing (Detail Of Debt Repayments) (Details)

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Financing (Detail Of Debt Repayments) (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Jan. 28, 2012
Jan. 29, 2011
Jan. 30, 2010
Debt repaid $ 454 $ 1,245 $ 966
5.875% Senior Notes Due 2013 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 52 0
7.625% Senior Debentures Due 2013 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 16 0
5.75% Senior Notes Due 2014 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 47 0
7.875% Senior Notes Due 2015 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 38 0
5.90% Senior Notes Due 2016 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 123 0
7.45% Senior Debentures Due 2016 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 2 0
9.5% Amortizing Debentures Due 2021 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 4 4 4
9.75% Amortizing Debentures Due 2021 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 2 2 2
Capital Lease and Other Long-Term Obligations [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 9 13 10
6.625% Senior Notes Due 2011 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 330 170 0
7.45% Senior Debentures Due 2011 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 109 41 0
5.35% Senior Notes Due 2012 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 484 0
8.0% Senior Debentures Due 2012 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 27 0
10.625% Senior Debentures Due 2010 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 150 0
8.5% Senior Notes Due 2010 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 76 0
4.8% Senior Notes Due 2009 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 0 600
6.3% Senior Notes Due 2009 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt $ 0 $ 0 $ 350