Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Restructuring, Impairment, Store Closing and Other Costs - Narrative (Details)

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Restructuring, Impairment, Store Closing and Other Costs - Narrative (Details)
$ in Millions
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Feb. 04, 2020
Store
Aug. 01, 2020
USD ($)
May 02, 2020
USD ($)
Jan. 30, 2021
USD ($)
Store
Feb. 01, 2020
USD ($)
Store
Feb. 02, 2019
USD ($)
Store
Feb. 03, 2018
USD ($)
Restructuring Cost And Reserve [Line Items]              
Asset Impairments       $ 3,280 $ 197 $ 64  
Goodwill impairment, COVID-19       3,080      
Tangible Asset Impairment, COVID-19       $ 200      
Restructuring expense, COVID-19   $ 154          
Number of stores closed | Store       37 30 10  
Planned store closings | Store 125            
Restructuring       $ 224 $ 123 $ 80 $ 80
Macy's Reporting Unit              
Restructuring Cost And Reserve [Line Items]              
Goodwill impairment, COVID-19     $ 2,982 2,982      
Bluemercury Reporting Unit              
Restructuring Cost And Reserve [Line Items]              
Goodwill impairment, COVID-19     $ 98 $ 98