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Taxes (Reason For Difference Between Expected Tax Computed And Income Tax Expense) (Details)

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Taxes (Reason For Difference Between Expected Tax Computed And Income Tax Expense) (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Jan. 31, 2015
Feb. 01, 2014
Feb. 02, 2013
Taxes Payable [Abstract]      
Expected tax $ 836us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationIncomeTaxExpenseBenefitAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate $ 801us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationIncomeTaxExpenseBenefitAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate $ 736us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationIncomeTaxExpenseBenefitAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate
State and local income taxes, net of federal income tax benefit 59us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationStateAndLocalIncomeTaxes 45us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationStateAndLocalIncomeTaxes 47us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationStateAndLocalIncomeTaxes
Historic rehabilitation tax credit (20)us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationTaxCreditsOther (16)us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationTaxCreditsOther 0us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationTaxCreditsOther
Change in valuation allowance 1us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationChangeInDeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance (16)us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationChangeInDeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance (2)us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationChangeInDeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance
Other (12)us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseOther (10)us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseOther (14)us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationNondeductibleExpenseOther
Income tax expense (benefit), total $ 864us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit $ 804us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit $ 767us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit