Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities (Schedule Of Accounts Payable And Accrued Liabilities) (Details)

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Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities (Schedule Of Accounts Payable And Accrued Liabilities) (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
Jan. 31, 2015
Feb. 01, 2014
Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities, Current [Abstract]    
Accounts payable $ 833us-gaap_AccountsPayableOtherCurrent $ 746us-gaap_AccountsPayableOtherCurrent
Gift card and customer award certificates 907us-gaap_AccruedLiabilitiesForUnredeeemedGiftCards 840us-gaap_AccruedLiabilitiesForUnredeeemedGiftCards
Accrued wages and vacation 193us-gaap_EmployeeRelatedLiabilitiesCurrent 190us-gaap_EmployeeRelatedLiabilitiesCurrent
Taxes other than income taxes 187us-gaap_AccrualForTaxesOtherThanIncomeTaxesCurrent 157us-gaap_AccrualForTaxesOtherThanIncomeTaxesCurrent
Lease related liabilities 155us-gaap_AccruedRentCurrent 153us-gaap_AccruedRentCurrent
Current portion of workers' compensation and general liability reserves 128us-gaap_WorkersCompensationLiabilityCurrent 131us-gaap_WorkersCompensationLiabilityCurrent
Current portion of post employment and postretirement benefits 190us-gaap_PostemploymentBenefitsLiabilityCurrent 110us-gaap_PostemploymentBenefitsLiabilityCurrent
Accrued interest 93us-gaap_InterestPayableCurrent 89us-gaap_InterestPayableCurrent
Allowance for future sales returns 93us-gaap_OtherLiabilitiesCurrent 85us-gaap_OtherLiabilitiesCurrent
Severance and relocation 46us-gaap_RestructuringReserve 43us-gaap_RestructuringReserve
Other 284us-gaap_OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent 266us-gaap_OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities, total $ 3,109us-gaap_AccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent $ 2,810us-gaap_AccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent