Annual report pursuant to section 13 and 15(d)

Preferred Stock and Share-Based Compensation Plans (Details)

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Preferred Stock and Share-Based Compensation Plans (Details) (USD $)
In Thousands, except Share data, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Jan. 28, 2012
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Jan. 29, 2011
Jan. 30, 2010
Summary of Stock Option Activity      
Shares, Beginning Balance 1,563,473    
Shares, Granted 138,250    
Shares, Exercised (369,085) (120,664) (151,235)
Shares, forfeited (15,000)    
Shares, Expired (3,216)    
Shares, Ending Balance 1,314,422 1,563,473  
Shares Exercisable, Ending Balance 640,662    
Weighted Average Exercise Price, Beginning of Period $ 20.64    
Weighted Average Exercise Price, Granted $ 27.84    
Weighted Average Exercise Price, Exercised $ 16.29    
Weighted Average Exercise Price, forfeited $ 22.72    
Weighted Average Exercise Price, Expired $ 13.74    
Weighted Average Exercise Price, End of Period $ 22.61 $ 20.64  
Weighted Average Exercise Price, Exercisable, Ending Balance $ 20.94    
Weighted- Average Remaining Contractual Term 5.7    
Weighted- Average Remaining Contractual Term, Exercisable 4.5    
Aggregate Intrinsic Value $ 16,479    
Aggregate Intrinsic Value, Exercisable $ 9,105    
Stock Option [Member]
     
Weighted Average Assumptions used to Fair value Employee Stock Discount Plan      
Risk-free interest rate 2.16% 1.80% 2.21%
Expected lives 5.0 5.0 6.9
Dividend yield 1.70% 1.65% 1.99%
Expected volatility 53.67% 57.03% 50.83%