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Organization and Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Percentage of Sales by Merchandise Category) (Details)

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Organization and Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (Percentage of Sales by Merchandise Category) (Details)
12 Months Ended
Jan. 31, 2015
Feb. 01, 2014
Feb. 02, 2013
Percentage of sales from Merchandise Categories 100.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories 100.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories 100.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories
Feminine Accessories, Intimate Apparel, Shoes and Cosmetics [Member]      
Percentage of sales from Merchandise Categories 38.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories
/ us-gaap_ProductOrServiceAxis
= m_FeminineAccessoriesIntimateApparelShoesAndCosmeticsMember
38.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories
/ us-gaap_ProductOrServiceAxis
= m_FeminineAccessoriesIntimateApparelShoesAndCosmeticsMember
38.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories
/ us-gaap_ProductOrServiceAxis
= m_FeminineAccessoriesIntimateApparelShoesAndCosmeticsMember
Feminine Apparel [Member]      
Percentage of sales from Merchandise Categories 23.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories
/ us-gaap_ProductOrServiceAxis
= m_FeminineApparelMember
23.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories
/ us-gaap_ProductOrServiceAxis
= m_FeminineApparelMember
23.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories
/ us-gaap_ProductOrServiceAxis
= m_FeminineApparelMember
Men's and Children's [Member]      
Percentage of sales from Merchandise Categories 23.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories
/ us-gaap_ProductOrServiceAxis
= m_MensAndChildrensMember
23.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories
/ us-gaap_ProductOrServiceAxis
= m_MensAndChildrensMember
23.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories
/ us-gaap_ProductOrServiceAxis
= m_MensAndChildrensMember
Home/Miscellaneous [Member]      
Percentage of sales from Merchandise Categories 16.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories
/ us-gaap_ProductOrServiceAxis
= m_HomeAndMiscellaneousMember
16.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories
/ us-gaap_ProductOrServiceAxis
= m_HomeAndMiscellaneousMember
16.00%m_PercentageOfSalesFromMerchandiseCategories
/ us-gaap_ProductOrServiceAxis
= m_HomeAndMiscellaneousMember