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Taxes (Reason For Difference Between Expected Tax Computed And Income Tax Expense) (Details)

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Taxes (Reason For Difference Between Expected Tax Computed And Income Tax Expense) (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Feb. 01, 2014
Feb. 02, 2013
Jan. 28, 2012
Taxes Payable [Abstract]      
Expected tax $ 801 $ 736 $ 689
State and local income taxes, net of federal income tax benefit 45 47 34
Historic rehabilitation tax credit (16) 0 0
Change in valuation allowance (16) (2) (3)
Other (10) (14) (8)
Income tax expense (benefit), total $ 804 $ 767 $ 712