Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information
3 Months Ended
May 04, 2013
May 31, 2013
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date May 04, 2013  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Trading Symbol M  
Entity Registrant Name Macy's, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0000794367  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --02-01  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   383,653,852