Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

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12 Months Ended
Jan. 28, 2012
Inventory, Net [Abstract]  
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Merchandise inventories were $5,117 million at January 28, 2012, compared to $4,758 million at January 29, 2011. At these dates, the cost of inventories using the LIFO method approximated the cost of such inventories using the FIFO method. The application of the LIFO method did not impact cost of sales for 2011, 2010 or 2009.