Annual report pursuant to section 13 and 15(d)

Treasury Stock (Details Textual)

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Treasury Stock (Details Textual) (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Jan. 28, 2012
Jan. 29, 2011
Jan. 30, 2010
Feb. 02, 2008
Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items]        
Shares repurchased 2,329,472 7,134 7,292  
Treasury stock repurchased, cost $ 63,988,000 $ 144,000 $ 90,000  
Average price per share of stock repurchased $ 27.47 $ 20.24 $ 12.29  
Treasury Stock (Textual) [Abstract]        
Authorized share repurchase program   150,000,000   100,000,000
Remaining balance available 86,200,000      
Treasury stock, 20,447,822 and 18,118,350 shares at cost (476,749,000) (412,761,000)    
Number of shares held in treasury stock 20,447,822 18,118,350 18,111,602  
Subsequent Purchase [Member]
       
Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items]        
Shares repurchased 861,484      
Treasury stock repurchased, cost 33,600,000      
Average price per share of stock repurchased $ 39.01      
Total Treasury Stock Held [Member]
       
Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items]        
Average price per share of stock repurchased $ 23.32 $ 22.78    
Restricted Stock [Member]
       
Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items]        
Shares repurchased 7,132 7,134 7,292  
Treasury stock repurchased, cost 200,000 100,000 100,000  
Average price per share of stock repurchased $ 27.77 $ 20.24 $ 12.29  
Common Stock [Member]
       
Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items]        
Shares repurchased 2,322,340 0 0  
Treasury stock repurchased, cost $ 63,800,000      
Average price per share of stock repurchased $ 27.47