Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Stock Based Compensation (Narrative) (Details)

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Stock Based Compensation (Narrative) (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Feb. 01, 2014
Y
Feb. 02, 2013
Y
Jan. 28, 2012
Number of Company equity plans prior to 2009 2    
Number of years stock and stock option grant plans are active 10    
Shares available for additional grants under the Company's equity plan 27.5    
Tax benefit recognized in Statement of Operations related to stock-based compensation $ 22 $ 22 $ 25
Evaluation period of performance-based restricted stock plan for senior executives   3  
Cash payment of stock credit plan balance 32 28  
Liability under stock credit plans reflected in Consolidated Balance Sheets   32  
2009 Omnibus Incentive Compensation Plan [Member]
     
Common Stock Shares Authorized to be issued under stock compensation plan 51    
CMD Committee Performance-Based Restricted Stock Plan [Member]
     
Evaluation period of performance-based restricted stock plan for senior executives 3    
Number of companies in executive peer group for compensation plans 10    
CMD Committee Performance-Based Restricted Stock Plan [Member] | Minimum [Member]
     
Percentage range of shares received by grant recipient based on target shares granted 0.00%    
CMD Committee Performance-Based Restricted Stock Plan [Member] | Maximum [Member]
     
Percentage range of shares received by grant recipient based on target shares granted 150.00%    
2008 Stock Credit Grant Plan [Member]
     
Evaluation of period of stock credit plan in years 2    
Number of stock credit awards outstanding   836,268  
Restricted Stock [Member]
     
Unrecognized compensation costs related to nonvested restricted stock awards 1 year 1 month 6 days    
Restricted Stock [Member] | Maximum [Member]
     
Unrecognized compensation costs related to nonvested restricted stock awards 1    
Employee Stock Options [Member]
     
Number of years of service required to vest in stock based compensation plans 4    
Unrecognized compensation costs related to nonvested restricted stock awards 53    
Unrecognized compensation costs related to nonvested restricted stock awards 1 year 8 months 12 days    
Restricted Stock Units [Member]
     
Unrecognized compensation costs related to nonvested restricted stock awards $ 26    
Unrecognized compensation costs related to nonvested restricted stock awards 1 year 4 months 24 days    
Restricted Stock and Time-Based Restricted Stock Unit Awards [Member] | Minimum [Member]
     
Number of years of service required to vest in stock based compensation plans 1    
Restricted Stock and Time-Based Restricted Stock Unit Awards [Member] | Maximum [Member]
     
Number of years of service required to vest in stock based compensation plans 4