Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Organization and Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Narrative) (Details)

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Organization and Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Narrative) (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Feb. 02, 2013
Feb. 02, 2013
Minimum [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Maximum [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Buildings and Building Equipment [Member]
Minimum [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Buildings and Building Equipment [Member]
Maximum [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Fixtures and Equipment [Member]
Minimum [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Fixtures and Equipment [Member]
Maximum [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Software and Software Development [Member]
Minimum [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Software and Software Development [Member]
Maximum [Member]
Feb. 02, 2013
Cash and Cash Equivalents [Member]
Jan. 28, 2012
Cash and Cash Equivalents [Member]
Number of states in which entity operates 45                    
Credit card sales transactions settled early                   $ 99 $ 107
Maximum number of merchandise vendors providing advertising allowances 1,000                    
Number of months sales are expected to occur after advertising and direct marketing programs   1 4                
Vendor allowance terms (in years)     1                
Estimated useful life in years, minimum       15 years 50 years 3 years 15 years 2 years 5 years    
Number of years analyzed for gift card redemption patterns 3