Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Financing (Narrative) (Details)

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Financing (Narrative) (Details) - USD ($)
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Mar. 17, 2021
Jun. 08, 2020
Aug. 01, 2020
Feb. 01, 2020
Feb. 02, 2019
Nov. 03, 2018
Jan. 30, 2021
Feb. 01, 2020
Feb. 02, 2019
Line of Credit Facility, Current Borrowing Capacity             $ 1,500,000,000    
Line of Credit Facility, Maximum Borrowing Capacity             1,750,000,000    
Extinguishment of debt       $ 525,000,000 $ 750,000,000 $ 344,000,000      
Debt Instrument, Repurchase Amount       553,000,000 789,000,000 354,000,000   $ 553,000,000 $ 789,000,000
Losses on early retirement of debt       30,000,000 $ (28,000,000) $ (5,000,000) $ 0 (30,000,000) (33,000,000)
Amount Of Outstanding Debt Repaid At Maturity               $ 533,000,000 $ 36,000,000
Credit Agreement maturity date             May 09, 2024 May 06, 2021  
Prepaid expenses and other current assets pledged as collateral for debt security       37,000,000       $ 37,000,000  
Other Standby and Commercial Letters of Credit [Member]                  
Debt instrument, principal outstanding       34,000,000     $ 142,000,000 34,000,000  
Minimum [Member]                  
Line of Credit Facility, Current Borrowing Capacity             1,000,000    
New 2024 Notes                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage     6.65%            
Debt instrument, principal outstanding     $ 81,000,000            
Old 2024 Notes                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage     6.65%            
Debt instrument, principal outstanding     $ 41,000,000            
Debt subject to consent offer     $ 85,000,000            
New 2028 Notes                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage     6.70%            
Debt instrument, principal outstanding     $ 74,000,000            
Old 2028 Notes                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage     6.70%            
Debt instrument, principal outstanding     $ 29,000,000            
Debt subject to consent offer     $ 77,000,000            
New 2029 Notes                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage     8.75%            
Debt instrument, principal outstanding     $ 13,000,000            
Old 2029 Notes                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage     8.75%            
Debt subject to consent offer     $ 13,000,000            
New 2030 Notes                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage     7.875%            
Debt instrument, principal outstanding     $ 5,000,000            
Old 2030 Notes                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage     7.875%            
Debt instrument, principal outstanding     $ 5,000,000            
Debt subject to consent offer     $ 5,000,000            
New 2032 Notes                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage     6.90%            
Debt instrument, principal outstanding     $ 5,000,000            
Old 2032 Notes                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage     6.90%            
Debt instrument, principal outstanding     $ 12,000,000            
Debt subject to consent offer     $ 6,000,000            
New 2034 Notes                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage     6.70%            
Debt instrument, principal outstanding     $ 183,000,000            
Old 2034 Notes                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage     6.70%            
Debt instrument, principal outstanding     $ 18,000,000            
Debt subject to consent offer     $ 185,000,000            
Revolving Credit Facility [Member]                  
Amount Outstanding Under Credit Facility       0       0  
Long-term Line of Credit       $ 0     0 $ 0  
Proceeds from Lines of Credit             1,500,000,000    
Revolving Credit Facility [Member] | April 30, 2021 or After                  
Percent of loan cap   10.00%              
Availability plus suppressed availability   $ 250,000,000              
Revolving Credit Facility [Member] | Prior to April 30, 2021                  
Percent of loan cap   10.00%              
Availability plus suppressed availability   $ 250,000,000              
ABL Borrower | Minimum [Member]                  
Coverage ratio   1.00              
ABL Borrower | Maximum [Member]                  
Coverage ratio   1.00              
ABL Borrower | Revolving Credit Facility [Member]                  
Additional borrowing capacity available             750,000,000    
Liquidation percentage   80.00%              
Liquidation percentage, upon satisfaction of certain conditions   90.00%              
ABL Borrower | Revolving Credit Facility [Member] | Minimum [Member] | Prior to Step Down Date | London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR)                  
Basis spread on variable rate   2.75%              
ABL Borrower | Revolving Credit Facility [Member] | Minimum [Member] | Prior to Step Down Date | Base Rate                  
Basis spread on variable rate   1.75%              
ABL Borrower | Revolving Credit Facility [Member] | Minimum [Member] | After Step Down Date | London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR)                  
Basis spread on variable rate   2.25%              
ABL Borrower | Revolving Credit Facility [Member] | Minimum [Member] | After Step Down Date | Base Rate                  
Basis spread on variable rate   1.25%              
ABL Borrower | Revolving Credit Facility [Member] | Maximum [Member] | Prior to Step Down Date | London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR)                  
Basis spread on variable rate   3.00%              
ABL Borrower | Revolving Credit Facility [Member] | Maximum [Member] | Prior to Step Down Date | Base Rate                  
Basis spread on variable rate   2.00%              
ABL Borrower | Revolving Credit Facility [Member] | Maximum [Member] | After Step Down Date | London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR)                  
Basis spread on variable rate   2.50%              
ABL Borrower | Revolving Credit Facility [Member] | Maximum [Member] | After Step Down Date | Base Rate                  
Basis spread on variable rate   1.50%              
ABL Borrower | Revolving Credit Facility [Member] | Revolving ABL Facility                  
Line of Credit Facility, Maximum Borrowing Capacity             2,941,000,000    
Letters of Credit Outstanding, Amount             142,000,000    
Amount Outstanding Under Credit Facility             $ 0    
Senior Notes                  
Debt instrument, issuance date   Jun. 08, 2020              
Face amount   $ 1,300,000,000              
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage   8.375%              
Debt instrument, payment commencing date   Dec. 15, 2020              
Debt instrument, maturity date   Jun. 15, 2025              
Debt instrument, maturity date, description             The Notes mature on June 15, 2025, unless earlier redeemed or repurchased, and are subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the related indenture.    
4.375% Senior notes due 2023 [Member]                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage       4.375%     4.375% 4.375%  
Debt instrument, principal outstanding       $ 210,000,000     $ 210,000,000 $ 210,000,000  
Extinguishment of debt       $ 190,000,000          
6.9% senior debentures due 2029 [Member]                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage       6.90% 6.90%   6.90% 6.90% 6.90%
Debt instrument, principal outstanding       $ 79,000,000     $ 79,000,000 $ 79,000,000  
Extinguishment of debt       $ 113,000,000 $ 114,000,000        
2.875% Senior notes due 2023 [Member]                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage       2.875%     2.875% 2.875%  
Debt instrument, principal outstanding       $ 640,000,000     $ 640,000,000 $ 640,000,000  
Extinguishment of debt       $ 110,000,000          
3.875% Senior notes due 2022 [Member]                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage       3.875%     3.875% 3.875%  
Debt instrument, principal outstanding       $ 450,000,000     $ 0 $ 450,000,000  
Extinguishment of debt       $ 100,000,000          
7.0% senior debentures due 2028 [Member]                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage       7.00% 7.00%     7.00% 7.00%
Extinguishment of debt       $ 12,000,000 $ 155,000,000        
6.65% senior debentures due 2024 [Member]                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage       6.65% 6.65%   6.65% 6.65% 6.65%
Debt instrument, principal outstanding       $ 122,000,000     $ 41,000,000 $ 122,000,000  
Extinguishment of debt         $ 164,000,000        
4.5% Senior notes due 2034 [Member]                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage         4.50%       4.50%
Extinguishment of debt         $ 103,000,000        
6.79% Senior Debentures Due 2027 [Member]                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage       6.79% 6.79%   6.79% 6.79% 6.79%
Debt instrument, principal outstanding       $ 71,000,000     $ 71,000,000 $ 71,000,000  
Extinguishment of debt         $ 94,000,000        
6.7% Senior debentures due 2034 [Member]                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage       6.70% 6.70%   6.70% 6.70% 6.70%
Debt instrument, principal outstanding       $ 201,000,000     $ 18,000,000 $ 201,000,000  
Extinguishment of debt         $ 35,000,000        
6.375% Senior notes due 2037 [Member]                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage       6.375% 6.375%   6.375% 6.375% 6.375%
Debt instrument, principal outstanding       $ 192,000,000     $ 192,000,000 $ 192,000,000  
Extinguishment of debt         $ 34,000,000        
6.7% Senior Debentures Due 2028 [Member]                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage       6.70% 6.70%   6.70% 6.70% 6.70%
Debt instrument, principal outstanding       $ 103,000,000     $ 29,000,000 $ 103,000,000  
Extinguishment of debt         $ 34,000,000        
6.9% Senior Debentures Due 2032 [Member]                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage       6.90% 6.90%   6.90% 6.90% 6.90%
Debt instrument, principal outstanding       $ 17,000,000     $ 12,000,000 $ 17,000,000  
Extinguishment of debt         $ 10,000,000        
8.75% Senior Debentures Due 2029 [Member]                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage       8.75% 8.75%   8.75% 8.75% 8.75%
Debt instrument, principal outstanding       $ 13,000,000     $ 0 $ 13,000,000  
Extinguishment of debt         $ 5,000,000        
7.875% Senior Debentures Due 2030 [Member]                  
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage       7.875% 7.875%   7.875% 7.875% 7.875%
Debt instrument, principal outstanding       $ 10,000,000     $ 5,000,000 $ 10,000,000  
Extinguishment of debt         $ 2,000,000        
5.875% Senior Notes due 2029 | Subsequent Event [Member]                  
Face amount $ 500,000,000                
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 5.875%                
Debt instrument, maturity date Apr. 01, 2029                
Extinguishment of debt $ 500,000,000