Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Accounts Payable And Accrued Liabilities (Tables)

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Accounts Payable And Accrued Liabilities (Tables)
12 Months Ended
Jan. 31, 2015
Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities, Current [Abstract]  
Schedule of Accrued Liabilities
 
January 31,
2015
 
February 1,
2014
 
(millions)
Accounts payable
$
833

 
$
746

Gift cards and customer award certificates
907

 
840

Accrued wages and vacation
193

 
190

Current portion of post employment and postretirement benefits
190

 
110

Taxes other than income taxes
187

 
157

Lease related liabilities
155

 
153

Current portion of workers’ compensation and general liability reserves
128

 
131

Accrued interest
93

 
89

Allowance for future sales returns
93

 
85

Severance and relocation
46

 
43

Other
284

 
266

 
$
3,109

 
$
2,810

Changes in Workers' Compensation and General Liability Reserve Including Current Portion
Changes in workers’ compensation and general liability reserves, including the current portion, are as follows:
 
 
2014
 
2013
 
2012
 
(millions)
Balance, beginning of year
$
497

 
$
497

 
$
493

Charged to costs and expenses
160

 
147

 
157

Payments, net of recoveries
(152
)
 
(147
)
 
(153
)
Balance, end of year
$
505

 
$
497

 
$
497