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
Feb. 01, 2014
Feb. 02, 2013
Jan. 28, 2012
Debt repaid $ 124 $ 1,803 $ 454
5.90% Senior Notes Due 2016 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 400 0
7.875% Senior Notes Due 2015 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 205 0
7.45% Senior Debentures Due 2016 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 64 0
7.5% Senior Debentures Due 2015 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 31 0
7.625% Senior Debentures Due 2013 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt     0
7.625% Senior Debentures Due 2013 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 109 0  
5.35% Senior Notes Due 2012 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 616 0
5.875% Senior Notes Due 2013 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 298 0
8.0% Senior Debentures Due 2012 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 173 0
6.625% Senior Notes Due 2011 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 0 330
7.45% Senior Debentures Due 2011 [Member]
     
Extinguishment of debt 0 0 109
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 $ 10 $ 9