Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Financing (Interest Expense) (Details)

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Financing (Interest Expense) (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Feb. 02, 2013
Apr. 28, 2012
Feb. 01, 2014
Feb. 02, 2013
Jan. 28, 2012
Debt Disclosure [Abstract]          
Interest on debt     $ 407 $ 449 $ 467
Amortization of debt premium     (15) (19) (23)
Amortization of financing costs     7 7 8
Interest on capitalized leases     2 3 3
Interest expense, gross     401 440 455
Less interest capitalized on construction     11 15 8
Interest Expense, Total     390 425 447
Premium on early retirement of long-term debt $ 133 $ 4 $ 0 $ 137 $ 0