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Condensed Consolidating Financial Information (Condensed Consolidating Balance Sheet) (Details)

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Condensed Consolidating Financial Information (Condensed Consolidating Balance Sheet) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
Jan. 30, 2016
Jan. 31, 2015
Feb. 01, 2014
Feb. 02, 2013
Current Assets:        
Cash and cash equivalents $ 1,109 $ 2,246 $ 2,273 $ 1,836
Receivables 558 424    
Merchandise inventories 5,506 5,417    
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 479 493    
Income taxes 0 0    
Total Current Assets 7,652 8,580    
Property and Equipment - net 7,616 7,800    
Goodwill 3,897 3,743    
Other Intangible Assets - net 514 496    
Other Assets 897 711    
Deferred Tax Assets, Other 0 0    
Intercompany Receivable 0 0    
Investment in Subsidiaries 0 0    
Total Assets 20,576 21,330    
Current Liabilities:        
Short-term debt 642 76    
Merchandise accounts payable 1,526 1,594    
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 3,333 3,109    
Income taxes 227 296    
Total Current Liabilities 5,728 5,075    
Long-Term Debt 6,995 7,233    
Intercompany Payable 0 0    
Deferred Income Taxes 1,477 1,443    
Other Liabilities 2,123 2,201    
Total Macy's, Inc. Shareholders' Equity 4,250 5,378    
Shareholders' Equity, Noncontrolling Interest 3 0 0 0
Total Shareholders' Equity 4,253 5,378 6,249 6,051
Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity 20,576 21,330    
Parent Company [Member]        
Current Assets:        
Cash and cash equivalents 741 1,908 1,955 1,538
Receivables 0 0    
Merchandise inventories 0 0    
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 0 0    
Income taxes 44 88    
Total Current Assets 785 1,996    
Property and Equipment - net 0 0    
Goodwill 0 0    
Other Intangible Assets - net 0 0    
Other Assets 0 1    
Deferred Tax Assets, Other 14 10    
Intercompany Receivable 0 0    
Investment in Subsidiaries 4,725 4,655    
Total Assets 5,524 6,662    
Current Liabilities:        
Short-term debt 0 0    
Merchandise accounts payable 0 0    
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 35 42    
Income taxes 0 0    
Total Current Liabilities 35 42    
Long-Term Debt 0 0    
Intercompany Payable 1,218 1,215    
Deferred Income Taxes 0 0    
Other Liabilities 21 27    
Total Macy's, Inc. Shareholders' Equity 4,250 5,378    
Shareholders' Equity, Noncontrolling Interest 0 0    
Total Shareholders' Equity 4,250 5,378    
Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity 5,524 6,662    
Subsidiary Issuer [Member]        
Current Assets:        
Cash and cash equivalents 91 94 84 41
Receivables 217 97    
Merchandise inventories 2,702 2,762    
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 135 113    
Income taxes 0 0    
Total Current Assets 3,145 3,066    
Property and Equipment - net 3,925 4,315    
Goodwill 3,315 3,315    
Other Intangible Assets - net 52 73    
Other Assets 154 42    
Deferred Tax Assets, Other 0 0    
Intercompany Receivable 0 0    
Investment in Subsidiaries 3,804 3,526    
Total Assets 14,395 14,337    
Current Liabilities:        
Short-term debt 641 75    
Merchandise accounts payable 667 729    
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 1,439 1,360    
Income taxes 41 22    
Total Current Liabilities 2,788 2,186    
Long-Term Debt 6,976 7,213    
Intercompany Payable 2,582 2,925    
Deferred Income Taxes 693 709    
Other Liabilities 558 593    
Total Macy's, Inc. Shareholders' Equity 798 711    
Shareholders' Equity, Noncontrolling Interest 0 0    
Total Shareholders' Equity 798 711    
Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity 14,395 14,337    
Non-Guarantor Subsidiaries [Member]        
Current Assets:        
Cash and cash equivalents 277 244 234 257
Receivables 341 327    
Merchandise inventories 2,804 2,655    
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 344 380    
Income taxes 0 0    
Total Current Assets 3,766 3,606    
Property and Equipment - net 3,691 3,485    
Goodwill 582 428    
Other Intangible Assets - net 462 423    
Other Assets 743 668    
Deferred Tax Assets, Other 0 0    
Intercompany Receivable 3,800 4,140    
Investment in Subsidiaries 0 0    
Total Assets 13,044 12,750    
Current Liabilities:        
Short-term debt 1 1    
Merchandise accounts payable 859 865    
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 1,859 1,707    
Income taxes 230 362    
Total Current Liabilities 2,949 2,935    
Long-Term Debt 19 20    
Intercompany Payable 0 0    
Deferred Income Taxes 798 744    
Other Liabilities 1,544 1,581    
Total Macy's, Inc. Shareholders' Equity 7,731 7,470    
Shareholders' Equity, Noncontrolling Interest 3 0    
Total Shareholders' Equity 7,734 7,470    
Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity 13,044 12,750    
Consolidation, Eliminations [Member]        
Current Assets:        
Cash and cash equivalents 0 0 $ 0 $ 0
Receivables 0 0    
Merchandise inventories 0 0    
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 0 0    
Income taxes (44) (88)    
Total Current Assets (44) (88)    
Property and Equipment - net 0 0    
Goodwill 0 0    
Other Intangible Assets - net 0 0    
Other Assets 0 0    
Deferred Tax Assets, Other (14) (10)    
Intercompany Receivable (3,800) (4,140)    
Investment in Subsidiaries (8,529) (8,181)    
Total Assets (12,387) (12,419)    
Current Liabilities:        
Short-term debt 0 0    
Merchandise accounts payable 0 0    
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 0 0    
Income taxes (44) (88)    
Total Current Liabilities (44) (88)    
Long-Term Debt 0 0    
Intercompany Payable (3,800) (4,140)    
Deferred Income Taxes (14) (10)    
Other Liabilities 0 0    
Total Macy's, Inc. Shareholders' Equity (8,529) (8,181)    
Shareholders' Equity, Noncontrolling Interest 0 0    
Total Shareholders' Equity (8,529) (8,181)    
Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity $ (12,387) $ (12,419)