Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Revenue (Details)

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Revenue (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Nov. 02, 2019
Nov. 03, 2018
Nov. 02, 2019
Nov. 03, 2018
Feb. 02, 2019
Net sales $ 5,173 $ 5,404 $ 16,223 $ 16,516  
Contract with Customer, Liability, Current $ 705 $ 723 $ 705 $ 723 $ 856
Macy's sales to total Company sales 87.00% 88.00% 88.00% 88.00%  
Contract with Customer, Refund Liability $ 245 $ 265 $ 245 $ 265 269
Contract with Customer, Right to Recover Product 164 180 164 180 $ 188
Women's Accessories, Intimate Apparel, Shoes and Cosmetics [Member]          
Net sales 1,960 2,008 6,152 6,188  
Women's Apparel [Member]          
Net sales 1,197 1,268 3,779 3,940  
Men's and Children's [Member]          
Net sales 1,195 1,244 3,663 3,692  
Home and Miscellaneous [Member]          
Net sales 821 884 2,629 2,696  
Total Sales - All Categories [Member]          
Net sales $ 5,173 $ 5,404 $ 16,223 $ 16,516