Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Organization and Summary of Significant Accounting Policies Advertising expenses (Details)

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Organization and Summary of Significant Accounting Policies Advertising expenses (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Jan. 31, 2015
Nov. 01, 2014
Aug. 02, 2014
May 03, 2014
Feb. 01, 2014
Nov. 02, 2013
Aug. 03, 2013
May 04, 2013
Jan. 31, 2015
Feb. 01, 2014
Feb. 02, 2013
Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]                      
Gross advertising and promotional costs                 $ 1,602m_GrossAdvertisingAndPromotionalCosts $ 1,623m_GrossAdvertisingAndPromotionalCosts $ 1,554m_GrossAdvertisingAndPromotionalCosts
Cooperative advertising allowances                 425us-gaap_CooperativeAdvertisingAmount 457us-gaap_CooperativeAdvertisingAmount 431us-gaap_CooperativeAdvertisingAmount
Advertising and promotional costs, net of cooperative advertising allowances                 1,177us-gaap_MarketingAndAdvertisingExpense 1,166us-gaap_MarketingAndAdvertisingExpense 1,123us-gaap_MarketingAndAdvertisingExpense
Net sales $ 9,364us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 6,195us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 6,267us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 6,279us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 9,202us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 6,276us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 6,066us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 6,387us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 28,105us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 27,931us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 27,686us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
Advertising expense as a percent to sales                 4.20%m_Advertisingexpenseasapercentofsales 4.20%m_Advertisingexpenseasapercentofsales 4.10%m_Advertisingexpenseasapercentofsales