Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Organization and Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Narrative) (Details)

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Organization and Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Narrative) (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Jan. 31, 2015
Feb. 01, 2014
Number of states in which entity operates 45us-gaap_NumberOfStatesInWhichEntityOperates  
Maximum number of merchandise vendors providing advertising allowances 1,000m_MaximumNumberOfMerchandiseVendorsProvidingAdvertisingAllowances  
Number of years analyzed for gift card redemption patterns 3m_NumberOfYearsInAnalyzedGiftCardRedemptionData  
Minimum [Member]    
Number of months sales are expected to occur after advertising and direct marketing programs 1m_PeriodWhichSalesAreExpectedToOccurDueToAdvertisingAndDirectMarketing
/ us-gaap_RangeAxis
= us-gaap_MinimumMember
 
Maximum [Member]    
Number of months sales are expected to occur after advertising and direct marketing programs 4m_PeriodWhichSalesAreExpectedToOccurDueToAdvertisingAndDirectMarketing
/ us-gaap_RangeAxis
= us-gaap_MaximumMember
 
Vendor allowance terms (in years) 1m_VendorAllowanceTermsInYears
/ us-gaap_RangeAxis
= us-gaap_MaximumMember
 
Buildings and Building Equipment [Member] | Minimum [Member]    
Estimated useful life in years, minimum 15 years  
Buildings and Building Equipment [Member] | Maximum [Member]    
Estimated useful life in years, minimum 50 years  
Fixtures and Equipment [Member] | Minimum [Member]    
Estimated useful life in years, minimum 3 years  
Fixtures and Equipment [Member] | Maximum [Member]    
Estimated useful life in years, minimum 15 years  
Software and Software Development [Member] | Minimum [Member]    
Estimated useful life in years, minimum 2 years  
Software and Software Development [Member] | Maximum [Member]    
Estimated useful life in years, minimum 5 years  
Cash and Cash Equivalents [Member]    
Credit card sales transactions settled early 111us-gaap_CreditCardReceivables
/ us-gaap_AccountsNotesLoansAndFinancingReceivableByReceivableTypeAxis
= us-gaap_CashAndCashEquivalentsMember
$ 101us-gaap_CreditCardReceivables
/ us-gaap_AccountsNotesLoansAndFinancingReceivableByReceivableTypeAxis
= us-gaap_CashAndCashEquivalentsMember