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Tables

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us-gaap:CommonStockValue
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding
us-gaap:PlanName
us-gaap:PlanName
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted

us-gaap:Revenues

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense

us-gaap:InterestExpense

us-gaap:GrossProfit

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense

us-gaap:InterestExpense

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxesPaidNet

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:Assets
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue

us-gaap:ReceivablesNetCurrent

us-gaap:InventoryNet

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet

us-gaap:Goodwill

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock

us-gaap:LongTermDebt
us-gaap:DebtInstrument

us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:CommonStockValue
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInInventories

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt
us-gaap:DebtInstrument

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividendsCommonStock

us-gaap:PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingNumber
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsGrantsInPeriod

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation
us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecrease

jwn:CostOfSalesAndRelatedBuyingAndOccupancyCosts

jwn:CreditCardRevenuesnet
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
jwn:DebtInstrumentDebtCovenantLeverageRatio
us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel
jwn:DisaggregatedSalesbyCategory
us-gaap:ProductOrService

jwn:EarningsBeforeIncomeTaxes

jwn:EarningsBeforeInterestAndIncomeTaxes
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

jwn:IncreaseDecreaseinLeaseLiability

jwn:NetSalesRevenue
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

jwn:NoncashLeaseExpense
us-gaap:SubsequentEventType, jwn:SelfInsurance
jwn:SelfInsurancePolicyLimitMaximum
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue

us-gaap:AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpenseNetOfTax

us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount

us-gaap:AssetImpairmentCharges

us-gaap:CommonStockDividendsPerShareCashPaid

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:DividendsCash

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashAndCashEquivalents

us-gaap:EmployeeServiceShareBasedCompensationTaxBenefitFromCompensationExpense

us-gaap:ImpairmentOfLongLivedAssetsHeldForUse

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInEmployeeRelatedLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherCurrentLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInReceivables

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements

us-gaap:InterestPaidNet
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:NewAccountingPronouncementOrChangeInAccountingPrincipleEffectOfAdoptionQuantification

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentBeforeTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentsRelatedToTaxWithholdingForShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireProductiveAssets

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfSharesUnderIncentiveAndShareBasedCompensationPlansIncludingStockOptions

us-gaap:ProceedsFromLinesOfCredit
us-gaap:DebtInstrument

us-gaap:ProceedsFromPaymentsForOtherFinancingActivities

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfBankOverdrafts

us-gaap:RightOfUseAssetObtainedInExchangeForOperatingLeaseLiability

us-gaap:SeveranceCosts1
us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsGrantsInPeriodWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsGrantsInPeriodGross

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsGrantsInPeriodWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesShareBasedCompensation
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueShareBasedCompensation
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StockRepurchasedDuringPeriodValue
us-gaap:DeferredRevenueArrangementType
jwn:DeferredLiabilityAssumptions

jwn:DeferredTaxAssetLoyaltyProgram

jwn:DeferredTaxAssetsGiftCardsAndGiftCertificates

jwn:DeferredTaxAssetsLeasingArrangements
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
jwn:RevolvingCreditFacilityOptionToIncreaseMaximumAmount

jwn:TotalLongTermDebt

us-gaap:AccruedLiabilitiesForUnredeeemedGiftCards

us-gaap:BankOverdrafts

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityCurrent
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFairValue

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxAssetsNet

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilitiesNet

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsGross

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsInventory

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwards

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOther

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseCompensationAndBenefits

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseReservesAndAccrualsAccruedLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseReservesAndAccrualsReturnsAndAllowances

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesFinancingArrangements

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesLeasingArrangements

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedBenefitObligation

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeBeforeTax

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeNetGainsLossesBeforeTax

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeNetPriorServiceCostCreditBeforeTax

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAssumptionsUsedCalculatingBenefitObligationDiscountRate

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanAssumptionsUsedCalculatingBenefitObligationRateOfCompensationIncrease
us-gaap:RetirementPlanType
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanBenefitObligation

us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanFundedStatusOfPlan

us-gaap:EmployeeRelatedLiabilitiesCurrent
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:EmployeeServiceShareBasedCompensationNonvestedAwardsTotalCompensationCostNotYetRecognized
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:ImpairedAssetsToBeDisposedOfByMethodOtherThanSaleCarryingValueOfAsset

us-gaap:IncentiveFromLessor

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExaminationPenaltiesAndInterestAccrued
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
us-gaap:LineOfCredit
us-gaap:ShortTermDebtType
us-gaap:LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:ShortTermDebtType
us-gaap:LineOfCreditFacilityRemainingBorrowingCapacity

us-gaap:LinesOfCreditCurrent

us-gaap:LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations

us-gaap:LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligationsCurrent
us-gaap:RealEstateAndAccumulatedDepreciationDescriptionOfProperty
us-gaap:NumberOfStores
us-gaap:RealEstateAndAccumulatedDepreciationDescriptionOfProperty, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent
us-gaap:TaxCreditCarryforward
us-gaap:OperatingLossCarryforwards

us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansCurrentLiabilities

us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesCurrentAndNoncurrent

us-gaap:SelfInsuranceReserve
jwn:SelfInsurance
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedNumber
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue
us-gaap:PlanName
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardNumberOfSharesAvailableForGrant

us-gaap:StockRepurchaseProgramRemainingAuthorizedRepurchaseAmount1

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsThatWouldImpactEffectiveTaxRate

us-gaap:ValuationAllowancesAndReservesBalance

Tables

  2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-312010-05-01
us-gaap:CommonStockValue █████▇▇▇▇▇▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▄▄▃▃▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▁▁▁3148310630843067302928992852278527572730270726512612258225392519246024222338228319581896179417621698162215821557143614021362113811201107
 us-gaap:CommonStockValue us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:CommonStock█▇▆▆▅▂▁3148310630843067302928992852NANANA2707NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued ▁▁▁▁▃▂▂▂▂▂▃▃▃▃▃▄▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▆▆▇▇▇████157155154154168167167166166166170173173173173185188191190190188189193195195200201208210214219218219218
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding ▁▁▁▁▃▂▂▂▂▂▃▃▃▃▃▄▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▆▆▇▇▇████157155154154168167167166166166170173173173173185188191190190188189193195195200201208210214219218219218
 us-gaap:CommonStockSharesAuthorized us-gaap:PlanName jwn:TwoThousandNineteenEquityIncentivePlanNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding ▁▁▁▁█▇▇▆▆▇156155155156172170170168168169NA173174175NA191193194NA194192192197198199204208211215220223222222222
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic ▂▁▁▁█▇▇▇▇▇156155155155168167167166166167NA173173173NA187189190NA190189189194195195200205207210215219219219218
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic ▁▇▇▆▇▇▇▇▇▇█▆▇▆▇▇█▇█▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇-3.330.810.910.240.40.970.520.680.660.381.17-0.060.670.271.010.431.110.671.350.740.970.740.70.940.740.730.760.720.60.810.660.540.670.53
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted ▁▇▇▆▇▇▇▇▇▇█▆▇▆█▇█▇█▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇-3.330.810.90.230.390.950.510.670.650.371.15-0.060.670.261.00.421.090.661.320.730.950.720.690.930.730.710.750.70.590.80.650.530.660.52
  2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-312010-05-01
us-gaap:Revenues ▁▆▇▅▆▇▆▆▆▅█▆▆▅█▅▆▅▇▄▅▄▄▄▃▃▄▃▂▃▂▁▂▁2119367238723443374840673561362937933354431635423651324941933328370132154043314033922931288431962749280830092629247828102323218225152087
us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense ▆▇▇▇██▆▆▆▅▇▅▆▅▇▅▅▄▆▃▄▂▂▂▂▂▂▁11221135118011381208123211201106112510481172102910711043117099910489711084917931844840857801798837761NANANANANANA
us-gaap:InterestExpense ▄▁▂▂▂▃▃▃▃█▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▅▅▅▅▆▆▆▆▄▄▄▄▄▄34202324252828282948313030313130323334343535353739384040313031313231
us-gaap:GrossProfit NA122213021121121313911181122612661124152312111233109214431097127111161444107911661015100011009849831039951872993844756852747
us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense ▆▇▇▇██▆▆▆▅▇▅▆▅▇▅▅▄▆▃▄▂▂▂▂▂▂▁11221135118011381208123211201106112510481172102910711043117099910489711084917931844840857801798837761NANANANANANA
us-gaap:InterestExpense ▄▁▂▂▂▃▃▃▃█▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▅▅▅▅▆▆▆▆▄▄▄▄▄▄34202324252828282948313030313130323334343535353739384040313031313231
us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit ▁▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆█▆▆▆▇▆▇▇█▇▇▇▆▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▆▇▆-3264752161356386678401923574291134413484176861139081114919394918211596719472
us-gaap:IncomeTaxesPaidNet 0NANA8NANA810318441314933-830174NA5718NANA5NANA34NANA46NANA36NANA57
us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax ▁▇▇▆▇▇▇▇▇▆█▆▇▇█▇█▇█▇█▇▇█▇▇▇▇▇█▇-54312814828651597210314352207-191077418683202135229140184142139185147147158150128175146NANA115
us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss ▁▇▇▆▆▇▆▇▇▆█▆▇▆▇▆█▇█▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇-52112614137671628711411063201-101174618081211128255142183140137184145146156149127175145119146116
  2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-312010-05-01
us-gaap:Assets ███▆▅▄▃▄▄▃▃▃▄▃▃▅▇▇▆▆▅▅▅▅▄▄▄▄▄▃▃▂▂▁99691007599359338870984908016818681617771785879668130769976988586970095629245926989068633858585488135826582468258833977367747738272966956
us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity ███▆▅▄▃▄▄▃▃▃▄▃▃▅▇▇▆▆▅▅▅▅▄▄▄▄▄▃▃▂▂▁99691007599359338870984908016818681617771785879668130769976988586970095629245926989068633858585488135826582468258833977367747738272966956
us-gaap:StockholdersEquity ▁▂▂▂▄▃▃▂▂▂▃▃▃▃▃▄███▇▇▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▇▆▆▅3978517596511203114010708547856778708609378758711408249125552440227421012036198820311888188418362083189620032134187118101694
  2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-312010-05-01
us-gaap:AssetsCurrent ▃▃▂▁▅▄▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▄██▇██▇▇█▇▇███▆▆▆▆▅3667357334832958429740473563347934733169324233853350299230143887543254185224533753875207525352945072523352675321532247634853472646654389
us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue ▆▁▄▁▅▆▄▂▄▂▄▂▄▁▂▃▁▃▃▁▃▄▄▅▅▅▆█▇▅▇▅▅▅1355487956448112713439666729196531007531892470595821423769827433772101594711281190115812581647145710901433104611371040
us-gaap:ReceivablesNetCurrent ▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▇█▇█▇▇█▇▇█▇▇▇▇▇▇▇15423421123319020018621132020919921626322419621524122662306225324542167214623692087208822972008199522041969201521531964
us-gaap:InventoryNet ▃█▅▅█▆▆▇▆▆▅▇▅▆▅▇▅▅▄▆▄▄▄▃▃▄▃▂▃▁▁▂▁▁1489254219322006261420652120243420772160189624112032212519452402200420171733222818051698179514641485165013941372150711521149130710551067
us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent █▄▅▃▄▅▄▂▂▂▂▃▂▂▃▂▁▁▁▂▁▁▂▁▁▁▁▁▂▁▁▂▁669310384271366439291162157147140227163173278202117110102170968912289841158579147898012075NA
  2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-312010-05-01
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross NANANANANANANANANANA9493NANANA8843NANANA8038NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovementsNANANANANANANANANANA1198NANANA1187NANANA1040NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType us-gaap:ConstructionInProgressNANANANANANANANANANA554NANANA599NANANA595NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType us-gaap:FurnitureAndFixturesNANANANANANANANANANA3513NANANA3339NANANA3055NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType us-gaap:LandAndLandImprovementsNANANANANANANANANANA107NANANA104NANANA99NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType us-gaap:LeaseholdImprovementsNANANANANANANANANANA2938NANANA2686NANANA2510NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType us-gaap:SoftwareAndSoftwareDevelopmentCostsNANANANANANANANANANA1183NANANA928NANANA739NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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Common Stock Value

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Value314831293106308430673048302928992852281627852757273027072651261225822539251924602422233822831958189618271794176216981645162215821557148414361402136211681138112011071066
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Percentage of Assets31.632.130.831.032.838.734.834.135.634.734.033.835.134.433.332.133.533.029.325.425.325.324.622.022.021.320.920.620.920.319.619.218.917.517.218.117.615.715.415.415.916.2

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

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Value31483129310630843067304830292899285228162707
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Percentage of Assets31.632.130.831.032.838.734.834.135.634.734.4
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Common Stock Shares Issued

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Percentage of CommonStockSharesIssued100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Common Stock Shares Outstanding

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us-gaap:PlanName

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Value12
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Common Stock Shares Authorized

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Value9
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Weighted Average Number Of Diluted Shares Outstanding

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Weighted Average Number Of Shares Outstanding Basic

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Earnings Per Share Basic

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Value-3.331.240.810.910.241.50.40.970.520.90.680.660.381.17-0.060.670.271.010.431.110.671.350.740.970.741.390.70.940.741.430.730.760.721.130.60.810.661.060.540.670.530.790.380.490.38
Percentage of EarningsPerShareBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Earnings Per Share Diluted

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Percentage of EarningsPerShareDiluted100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Revenues

us-gaap:Revenues



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Value2119367238723443374840673561362937933354431635423651324941933328370132154043314033922931288431962749280830092629247828102323218225152087
Percentage of Revenues100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Sales Revenue Net

Selling General And Administrative Expense

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-28
Value11221355113511801138130812081232112013831106112510481172102910711043117099910489711084917931844955840857801961798837761
Percentage of SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues52.90.030.930.533.10.032.230.331.50.030.529.731.227.229.129.332.127.930.028.330.226.829.227.428.80.029.126.829.10.028.427.828.9

Interest Expense

us-gaap:InterestExpense



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-312010-05-01
Value34202324252828282948313030313130323334343535353739384040313031313231
Percentage of InterestExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues1.60.50.60.70.70.70.80.80.81.40.70.80.81.00.70.90.91.00.81.11.01.21.21.21.41.41.31.51.31.11.31.41.31.5

Gross Profit

us-gaap:GrossProfit



Period End2020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-302009-10-312009-08-012009-05-02
Value1555122213021121154012131391118116311226126611241523121112331092144310971271111614441079116610151345100011009841357983103995111968729938441058756852747946658727599
Percentage of GrossProfit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues0.033.333.632.60.032.434.233.20.033.833.433.535.334.233.833.634.433.034.334.735.734.434.434.60.034.734.435.80.035.034.536.20.035.235.336.30.034.633.935.80.00.00.00.0

Selling General And Administrative Expense

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-28
Value11221355113511801138130812081232112013831106112510481172102910711043117099910489711084917931844955840857801961798837761
Percentage of SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues52.90.030.930.533.10.032.230.331.50.030.529.731.227.229.129.332.127.930.028.330.226.829.227.428.80.029.126.829.10.028.427.828.9

Interest Expense

us-gaap:InterestExpense



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-312010-05-01
Value34202324252828282948313030313130323334343535353739384040313031313231
Percentage of InterestExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues1.60.50.60.70.70.70.80.80.81.40.70.80.81.00.70.90.91.00.81.11.01.21.21.21.41.41.31.51.31.11.31.41.31.5

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Extraordinary Items Noncontrolling Interest

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Domestic

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Foreign

Income Tax Expense Benefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-312010-05-01
Value-3264752161356386678401923574291134413484176861139081114919394918211596719472
Percentage of IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-15.41.31.30.50.31.41.11.82.11.24.41.02.00.92.71.33.62.64.42.73.33.12.83.63.33.33.13.53.34.14.13.33.73.4

Income Taxes Paid Net

us-gaap:IncomeTaxesPaidNet



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value08810318441314933-8301745718534463657
Percentage of IncomeTaxesPaidNet0.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues0.00.20.22.84.90.10.34.20.9-2.60.05.21.80.40.21.21.71.52.7

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-05-01
Value-54312814828651597210314352207-191077418683202135229140184142139185147147158150128175146115
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-25.63.53.80.81.73.92.02.83.81.64.8-0.52.92.34.42.55.54.25.74.55.44.84.85.85.35.25.35.75.26.26.35.5

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-302009-10-312009-08-012009-05-02
Value-52119312614137248671628715111411063201-1011746180812111282551421831402681371841452841461561492361271751452321191461161728310581
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-24.60.03.43.61.10.01.84.02.40.03.12.91.94.7-0.33.21.44.32.45.74.06.34.55.44.80.04.85.85.30.05.25.25.70.05.16.26.20.05.55.85.60.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value-52112614137671628711311063201-101174618081128255140145149145116
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.099.1100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-24.63.43.61.11.84.02.43.12.91.94.7-0.33.21.44.32.44.06.34.85.35.76.25.6
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Assets

us-gaap:Assets



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value9969973710075993593387886870984908016811581868161777178587966813076997698858697009562924592698906863385748585854881358089826582468258849183397736774774627382729669566579
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

jwn:RetailSegment



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-10-292016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-02-022012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-01-30
Value68315300523752915760546061405369541451035165448046244191440039223642394935823234331931112929
Percentage of Assets70.267.264.567.372.370.971.555.456.655.255.750.353.648.951.348.542.947.446.343.345.042.644.5
Percentage of Assets70.267.264.567.372.370.971.555.456.655.255.750.353.648.951.348.542.947.446.343.345.042.644.5
Percentage of Assets jwn:RetailSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CorporateNonSegment



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-28
Value2906258626382088
Percentage of Assets29.832.832.526.6
Percentage of Assets29.832.832.526.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CorporateNonSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0

Liabilities And Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value9969973710075993593387886870984908016811581868161777178587966813076997698858697009562924592698906863385748585854881358089826582468258849183397736774774627382729669566579
Percentage of LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-302009-01-312008-02-02
Value39797985175965187312031140107097785478567787086093787587114082491255524402274210120362080198820311888191318841836208319561896200321342021187118101694157212101115
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.010.18.47.67.011.113.813.413.312.010.49.68.711.110.811.511.411.316.425.726.726.424.523.623.624.323.223.823.223.622.822.325.223.022.725.927.527.125.324.824.423.90.00.0

Assets Current

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value366732303573348329583374429740473563350334793473316932423385335029923014388754325418522453375387520752285253529450725081523352675321556053224763485348244726466543894054
Percentage of AssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets36.833.235.535.131.742.849.347.744.443.242.542.640.841.342.541.238.939.245.356.056.756.557.660.560.361.061.261.962.362.863.363.964.465.563.861.662.664.664.063.963.161.6

Cash And Cash Equivalents At Carrying Value

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-302009-01-312008-02-02
Value13558534879564489571127134396611816729196531007531892470595821423769827433772101511949471128119012851158125816471877145710901433150610461137104079572358
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets13.68.84.89.64.812.112.915.812.114.68.211.38.412.86.711.06.17.79.64.48.08.94.78.711.813.911.013.214.615.914.015.319.922.117.514.118.520.214.215.615.012.10.00.0

Accounts Receivable Net Current

Receivables Net Current

us-gaap:ReceivablesNetCurrent



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value1541792342112331481902001861452113202091992162632241962152412266230622532454216721772146236920872129208822972008203319952204196920262015215319642035
Percentage of ReceivablesNetCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.51.82.32.12.51.92.22.42.31.82.63.92.72.52.73.22.92.52.52.523.724.924.327.625.125.425.027.725.726.325.327.924.323.923.928.525.427.227.329.528.230.9

Inventory Net

us-gaap:InventoryNet



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value1489192025421932200619782614206521202027243420772160189624112032212519452402200420171733222818051698153117951464148513601650139413721148150711521149977130710551067898
Percentage of InventoryNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets14.919.725.219.421.525.130.024.326.425.029.725.527.824.130.325.027.625.328.020.721.118.724.020.319.717.920.917.118.316.820.016.916.613.518.114.914.813.117.714.515.313.6

Prepaid Expense And Other Assets Current

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-31
Value669278310384271291366439291150162157147140227163173278202117110102170968987122898480115857928214789807912075
Percentage of PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets6.72.93.13.92.93.74.25.23.61.82.01.91.91.82.82.02.23.62.41.21.21.11.81.11.01.01.41.01.01.01.41.01.03.31.81.21.01.11.61.0

Property Plant And Equipment Gross

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-292010-01-30
Value11174105681004494938843803873446643626058385558
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets114.8134.0123.8120.8114.986.985.782.173.778.284.5

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovements



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-29
Value159112401246119811871040991975960919
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross14.211.712.412.613.412.913.514.715.315.7
Percentage of Assets16.315.715.415.215.411.211.612.111.312.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:BuildingAndBuildingImprovements0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ConstructionInProgress



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-29
Value470741584554599595421186173188
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross4.27.05.85.86.87.45.72.82.83.2
Percentage of Assets4.89.47.27.17.86.44.92.32.02.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:ConstructionInProgress0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:FurnitureAndFixtures



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-28
Value401538323724351333393055289426792528
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross35.936.337.137.037.838.039.440.340.4
Percentage of Assets41.248.645.944.743.433.033.833.129.8
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:FurnitureAndFixtures0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:LandAndLandImprovements



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-29
Value2881111111071049980767672
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross2.61.11.11.11.21.21.11.11.21.2
Percentage of Assets3.01.41.41.41.41.10.90.90.91.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LandAndLandImprovements0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:LeaseholdImprovements



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-29
Value3263315230992938268625102330220920621914
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross29.229.830.930.930.431.231.733.332.932.8
Percentage of Assets33.540.038.237.434.927.127.227.324.325.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LeaseholdImprovements0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:SoftwareAndSoftwareDevelopmentCosts



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-28
Value1547149212801183928739628518461
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross13.814.112.712.510.59.28.67.87.4
Percentage of Assets15.918.915.815.112.18.07.36.45.4
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:SoftwareAndSoftwareDevelopmentCosts0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Accumulated Depreciation Depletion And Amortization Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value668369956884681366786647651763936227610559525866574255965462533051705108502049124793469845874587450243954347427041644064401339593865379137693686360035203451346533883316
Percentage of AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets67.071.868.368.671.584.374.875.377.775.272.771.973.971.268.665.667.266.458.550.650.150.849.551.552.151.350.650.051.250.248.648.046.844.645.247.646.547.246.747.548.750.4

Property Plant And Equipment Net

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value397441794146403639633921385838603887393939403930387238973865381237893735374235703445334032233096301129492880281026242579255124992472246924712422236123182300227922622242
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets39.942.941.240.642.449.744.345.548.548.548.148.249.849.648.546.949.248.543.636.836.036.134.834.834.934.433.532.932.331.930.930.329.929.129.631.330.531.131.231.232.534.1

Goodwill

us-gaap:Goodwill



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-302009-01-31
Value249249249249249249249249249238238238238238238435435435447447447435436175175175175175175175175175175175200200200535353535353
Percentage of Goodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.52.62.52.52.73.22.92.93.12.92.92.93.13.03.05.45.75.75.24.64.74.74.72.02.02.02.02.02.22.22.12.12.12.12.42.62.60.70.70.70.80.80.0

Deferred Tax Assets Liabilities Net

Other Assets Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value357305323366335342305334317435529520492481478533483514510251252246273248240222277269264254306305290287346351333267303299252230
Percentage of OtherAssetsNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets3.63.13.23.73.64.33.53.94.05.46.56.46.36.16.06.66.36.75.92.62.62.72.92.82.82.63.23.13.23.13.73.73.53.44.14.54.33.64.14.13.63.5

Liabilities Current

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value379935203981442538923381384236683255328934713451314530293241332129362911318934562950280030082838263125413034296122992226242424462207257527872581248818791943194617512014
Percentage of LiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets38.136.239.544.541.742.944.143.240.640.542.442.340.538.540.740.838.137.837.135.630.930.332.531.930.529.635.334.628.327.529.329.726.730.333.433.432.125.226.326.725.230.6

Accounts Payable Current

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value11251576214818191619146921061840157514091815170415901340165316041456132416881589157313281673152913471263144813951206101113471345117691712561087103584610541050908726
Percentage of AccountsPayableCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets11.316.221.318.317.318.624.221.719.617.422.220.920.517.120.819.718.917.219.716.416.514.418.017.215.614.716.916.314.812.516.316.314.210.815.114.113.411.314.314.413.111.0

Other Liabilities Current

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value1351119011251427122213241202138013071246116613391225122311861326115011611075114510571048950944982876821837856804751805793764698696715652587617621596
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets13.612.211.214.413.116.813.816.316.315.414.216.415.815.614.916.314.915.112.511.811.111.310.210.611.410.29.69.810.59.99.19.89.69.08.49.09.28.78.08.58.99.1

us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

jwn:NordstromRewards



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-28
Value1621596962
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesCurrent13.612.05.55.1
Percentage of Assets1.72.00.90.8
Percentage of Assets jwn:NordstromRewards0.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock

us-gaap:EmployeeStock



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-30
Value56677
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesCurrent0.40.50.50.60.6
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:EmployeeStock0.00.00.00.00.0

Long Term Debt

us-gaap:LongTermDebt



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value267626853143364733162802278227812812280027622613
Percentage of LongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets27.534.038.143.039.836.235.937.338.138.439.739.7

us-gaap:DebtInstrument

jwn:SeniorNotes4375PercentDueApril2030NetOfUnamortizedDiscount



Period End2020-02-012019-02-02
Value5000
Percentage of LongTermDebt18.70.0
Percentage of Assets5.10.0
Percentage of Assets jwn:SeniorNotes4375PercentDueApril2030NetOfUnamortizedDiscount0.00.0

jwn:SeniorNotes475PercentDueMay2020NetOfUnamortizedDiscount



Period End2020-02-012019-02-02
Value0500
Percentage of LongTermDebt0.018.6
Percentage of Assets0.06.3
Percentage of Assets jwn:SeniorNotes475PercentDueMay2020NetOfUnamortizedDiscount0.00.0

jwn:SeniorNotes500PercentDueJanuary2044NetOfUnamortizedDiscount



Period End2020-02-012019-02-02
Value897895
Percentage of LongTermDebt33.533.3
Percentage of Assets9.211.3
Percentage of Assets jwn:SeniorNotes500PercentDueJanuary2044NetOfUnamortizedDiscount0.00.0

jwn:SeniorNotes700PercentDueJanuary2038NetOfUnamortizedDiscount



Period End2020-02-012019-02-02
Value147146
Percentage of LongTermDebt5.55.4
Percentage of Assets1.51.9
Percentage of Assets jwn:SeniorNotes700PercentDueJanuary2038NetOfUnamortizedDiscount0.00.0

us-gaap:UnsecuredDebt



Period End2020-02-012019-02-02
Value-17-5
Percentage of LongTermDebt-0.6-0.2
Percentage of Assets-0.2-0.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:UnsecuredDebt0.00.0

Pension And Other Postretirement Defined Benefit Plans Liabilities Noncurrent

us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-292010-01-30
Value21318019118017319516116114611797
Percentage of PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.22.32.42.32.22.11.92.01.71.61.5

Other Liabilities Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value673683665656661498521522516673670672688675566570576581621385379372365358357349361351347341340338328319335351343292266260274267
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets6.87.06.66.67.16.36.06.16.48.38.28.28.98.67.17.07.57.57.24.04.04.03.94.04.14.14.24.14.34.24.14.14.03.84.04.54.43.93.63.63.94.1

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-302009-01-312008-02-02
Value39797985175965187312031140107097785478567787086093787587114082491255524402274210120362080198820311888191318841836208319561896200321342021187118101694157212101115
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.010.18.47.67.011.113.813.413.312.010.49.68.711.110.811.511.411.316.425.726.726.424.523.623.624.323.223.823.223.622.822.325.223.022.725.927.527.125.324.824.423.90.00.0

Common Stock Value

us-gaap:CommonStockValue



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value314831293106308430673048302928992852281627852757273027072651261225822539251924602422233822831958189618271794176216981645162215821557148414361402136211681138112011071066
Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets31.632.130.831.032.838.734.834.135.634.734.033.835.134.433.332.133.533.029.325.425.325.324.622.022.021.320.920.620.920.319.619.218.917.517.218.117.615.715.415.415.916.2

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-01-28
Value31483129310630843067304830292899285228162707
Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets31.632.130.831.032.838.734.834.135.634.734.4
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CommonStock0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Retained Earnings Accumulated Deficit

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value-2661-2082-2217-2286-2370-2138-1777-1712-1738-1810-1899-1951-1999-1794-1742-1635-1677-1610-10479719016629179177292236313235315303296570517487629800882752709607525
Percentage of RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets-26.7-21.4-22.0-23.0-25.4-27.1-20.4-20.2-21.7-22.3-23.2-23.9-25.7-22.8-21.9-20.1-21.8-20.9-12.21.02.01.80.32.02.13.42.73.72.93.93.73.66.96.15.88.110.311.810.29.78.78.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-01-28
Value-2661-2082-2217-2286-2370-2138-1777-1712-1738-1810-1794
Percentage of RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets-26.7-21.4-22.0-23.0-25.4-27.1-20.4-20.2-21.7-22.3-22.8
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value-90000000.0-68000000.0-38000000.0-39000000.0-46000000.0-37000000.0-49000000.0-47000000.0-44000000.0-29000000.0-32000000.0-21000000.0-54000000.0-43000000.0-49000000.0-40000000.0-30000000.0-58000000.0-64000000.0-66000000.0-57000000.0-64000000.0-38000000.0-36000000.0-37000000.0-39000000.0-42000000.0-44000000.0-45000000.0-47000000.0-41000000.0-42000000.0-44000000.0-45000000.0-27000000.0-28000000.0-28000000.0-29000000.0-19000000.0-19000000.0-20000000.0-19000000.0
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets-0.9-0.7-0.4-0.4-0.5-0.5-0.6-0.6-0.5-0.4-0.4-0.3-0.7-0.5-0.6-0.5-0.4-0.8-0.7-0.7-0.6-0.7-0.4-0.4-0.4-0.5-0.5-0.5-0.6-0.6-0.5-0.5-0.5-0.5-0.3-0.4-0.4-0.4-0.3-0.3-0.3-0.3

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-01-28
Value-90000000.0-68000000.0-38000000.0-39000000.0-46000000.0-37000000.0-49000000.0-47000000.0-44000000.0-29000000.0-43000000.0
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets-0.9-0.7-0.4-0.4-0.5-0.5-0.6-0.6-0.5-0.4-0.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-30
Value-778-31-282348589776216801717061330208704217161159209
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-36.7-0.9-0.80.612.82.718.00.618.65.316.840.06.517.47.45.96.09.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-30
Value-126-248-149-199-164-144-213-204-200-174-213650-239-251-165-131119-88
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-5.9-7.2-4.2-5.5-4.3-4.3-4.9-5.8-5.5-5.4-5.119.5-7.4-6.2-5.6-4.84.5-3.8

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-30
Value1417-230-38-71-55-299-87-178-58-122-719-1582-27-59-231-125-508-194
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues66.9-6.7-1.1-2.0-1.5-8.9-2.0-5.0-1.6-3.8-17.1-47.5-0.8-1.5-7.9-4.5-19.3-8.4

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-30
Value-778-31-282348589776216801717061330208704217161159209
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-36.7-0.9-0.80.612.82.718.00.618.65.316.840.06.517.47.45.96.09.0

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-302009-10-312009-08-012009-05-02
Value-52119312614137248671628715111411063201-1011746180812111282551421831402681371841452841461561492361271751452321191461161728310581
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-24.60.03.43.61.10.01.84.02.40.03.12.91.94.7-0.33.21.44.32.45.74.06.34.55.44.80.04.85.85.30.05.25.25.70.05.16.26.20.05.55.85.60.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value-52112614137671628711311063201-101174618081128255140145149145116
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.099.1100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-24.63.43.61.11.84.02.43.12.91.94.7-0.33.21.44.32.44.06.34.85.35.76.25.6
Percentage of Revenues us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Depreciation Depletion And Amortization

us-gaap:DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value1781651691591591611651611641551521471371321181091018679
Percentage of DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Increase Decrease In Inventories

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInInventories



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value-22889201324-125266-424334-153212-404327248-398184143204143159
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInInventories100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-30
Value-126-248-149-199-164-144-213-204-200-174-213650-239-251-165-131119-88
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues-5.9-7.2-4.2-5.5-4.3-4.3-4.9-5.8-5.5-5.4-5.119.5-7.4-6.2-5.6-4.84.5-3.8

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-30
Value1417-230-38-71-55-299-87-178-58-122-719-1582-27-59-231-125-508-194
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Revenues66.9-6.7-1.1-2.0-1.5-8.9-2.0-5.0-1.6-3.8-17.1-47.5-0.8-1.5-7.9-4.5-19.3-8.4

Proceeds From Issuance Of Long Term Debt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042011-04-302010-05-01
Value600000063500003-3168800498
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt100.00.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrument

jwn:SeniorSecuredNotes8750PercentDueMay2025NetOfUnamortizedDiscount



Period End2020-05-02
Value600
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfLongTermDebt100.0

Repayments Of Long Term Debt

Payments Of Dividends Common Stock

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividendsCommonStock



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value585862616262646465636997471626359565034
Percentage of PaymentsOfDividendsCommonStock100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Payments For Repurchase Of Common Stock

us-gaap:PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value02101300211186329506752502873207174571710
Percentage of PaymentsForRepurchaseOfCommonStock0.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

Repayments Of Long Term Debt

Debt Instrument Interest Rate Stated Percentage

Effective Income Tax Rate Continuing Operations

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Number

us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingNumber

us-gaap:StockOption



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-28
Value8812131312131314
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingNumber100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Weighted Average Exercise Price

us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:StockOption



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-28
Value53.053.049.048.047.047.043.038.032.0
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Equity Instruments Other Than Options Grants In Period

us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsGrantsInPeriod

us-gaap:PerformanceShares



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-05-02
Value000000000000
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsGrantsInPeriod100.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:RestrictedStockUnitsRSU



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-04
Value2120010000000000
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsGrantsInPeriod550.0366.70.00.00.01700.00.00.00.0700.00.00.0400.00.00.00.0

Share Based Compensation

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-312010-05-01
Value1315202021282319241623212720131622192017181313171711181314171191010
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AwardType

jwn:OtherStockBasedCompensation



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-03
Value-223213213110221121-123134
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensation-15.413.315.010.04.810.78.75.312.56.24.30.07.410.07.76.29.15.3-5.011.816.77.723.123.5

us-gaap:EmployeeStockOption



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-03
Value223433355391187109811101013
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensation15.413.315.020.014.310.713.026.320.818.842.940.740.043.845.547.447.161.176.976.976.5

us-gaap:RestrictedStockUnitsRSU



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-03
Value13111414172218131512910964464134200
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensation100.073.370.070.081.078.678.368.462.575.039.147.633.330.030.825.027.321.15.017.622.215.40.00.0

Deferred Tax Liabilities

Deferred Tax Assets Net

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-292010-01-30
Value842280261428457428426412406360353
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Unrecognized Tax Benefits

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-292010-01-302009-01-312008-02-02
Value22303132191514152143432827
Percentage of UnrecognizedTaxBenefits100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Unrecognized Tax Benefits Increases Resulting From Current Period Tax Positions

Operating Lease Right Of Use Asset

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-05
Value172217741784180118330000
Percentage of OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.0

Cash And Cash Equivalents Period Increase Decrease

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecrease



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value502-509-215-247266-354476-361422-125-226398-58394-179-95-230-73245
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecrease100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

jwn:CostOfSalesAndRelatedBuyingAndOccupancyCosts



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-312010-05-01
Value18102344247622282435258922882315245121552720226123592100270021422327199924941961213018221791200416731730-18791584151117231385133115651243
Percentage of CostOfSalesAndRelatedBuyingAndOccupancyCosts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

jwn:CreditCardRevenuesnet



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-03
Value9399106949410110087921028876757370595751891031001051009694
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us-gaap:DebtInstrument

jwn:DebtInstrumentDebtCovenantLeverageRatio

us-gaap:RevolvingCreditFacility



Period End2020-05-02
Value4.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentDebtCovenantLeverageRatio100.0

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerSalesChannel

jwn:DisaggregatedSalesbyCategory

jwn:DigitalSales



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-29
Value0.540.340.30.310.260.340.280.230.29
Percentage of DisaggregatedSalesbyCategory100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProductOrService

jwn:ChildrensApparel



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-05
Value0.040.040.040.040.040.040.03
Percentage of DisaggregatedSalesbyCategory7.411.813.312.915.411.810.7

jwn:Cosmetics



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-05
Value0.120.10.110.10.110.110.11
Percentage of DisaggregatedSalesbyCategory22.229.436.732.342.332.439.3

jwn:MensApparel



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-05
Value0.120.160.160.150.160.170.15
Percentage of DisaggregatedSalesbyCategory22.247.153.348.461.550.053.6

jwn:OtherProductsAndServices



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-05
Value0.030.030.030.030.030.020.03
Percentage of DisaggregatedSalesbyCategory5.68.810.09.711.55.910.7

jwn:Shoes



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-05
Value0.240.250.230.240.240.230.24
Percentage of DisaggregatedSalesbyCategory44.473.576.777.492.367.685.7

jwn:WomensAccessories



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-05
Value0.120.10.110.110.10.110.11
Percentage of DisaggregatedSalesbyCategory22.229.436.735.538.532.439.3

jwn:WomensApparel



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-05
Value0.330.320.320.330.320.320.33
Percentage of DisaggregatedSalesbyCategory61.194.1106.7106.5123.194.1117.9

jwn:EarningsBeforeIncomeTaxes



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-28
Value-84717319353802181251801881033932519175293125345212431228296230437218298236456239250240
Percentage of EarningsBeforeIncomeTaxes100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

jwn:EarningsBeforeInterestAndIncomeTaxes



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-312010-05-01
Value-8132991932167733310524615335020821715142455221106324155377245465262331265253335275277290280240320272221272219
Percentage of EarningsBeforeInterestAndIncomeTaxes100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

jwn:RetailSegment



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-31
Value-71125727214217131321616838821241618383189365185384286473254367310274375300342446372307407347278350
Percentage of EarningsBeforeInterestAndIncomeTaxes87.5133.2125.9184.4162.9127.2141.280.8178.8140.498.132.7173.3178.3112.7119.4101.9116.7101.796.9110.9117.0108.3111.9109.1123.5153.8132.9127.9127.2127.6125.8128.7

us-gaap:CorporateNonSegment



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-29
Value-102-64-56-65-66-67-6356-142-36
Percentage of EarningsBeforeInterestAndIncomeTaxes12.5-33.2-25.9-84.4-62.9-27.2-41.226.9-65.4-23.8

jwn:IncreaseDecreaseinLeaseLiability



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-05
Value-65000000.0-59000000.00.0
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseinLeaseLiability100.0100.00.0

jwn:NetSalesRevenue



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-29
Value2026443935663778334943833648398034694600354137173279
Percentage of NetSalesRevenue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

jwn:FullPrice



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-29
Value135722702530212723672707224021732850
Percentage of NetSalesRevenue67.063.767.063.564.968.064.661.476.7

jwn:OffPrice



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-29
Value66912961248122212811273122911781189
Percentage of NetSalesRevenue33.036.333.036.535.132.035.433.332.0

jwn:NoncashLeaseExpense



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-05
Value44430
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us-gaap:SubsequentEventType, jwn:SelfInsurance

jwn:SelfInsurancePolicyLimitMaximum

us-gaap:SubsequentEvent, jwn:CommercialGeneralLiability



Period End2020-03-20
Value101
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue

us-gaap:CommonStock



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value8141791922121724122320271516161724151613109
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpenseNetOfTax



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-30
Value81115151621171215101714181410111513141111981211811991075
Percentage of AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpenseNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-312010-05-01
Value13101191591010126136111114435256334776
Percentage of AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AssetImpairmentCharges



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292016-07-302016-04-30
Value1170000000
Percentage of AssetImpairmentCharges100.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:CommonStockDividendsPerShareCashPaid



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032014-02-012013-05-042013-02-022012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
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Percentage of CommonStockDividendsPerShareCashPaid100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-05
Value13011013814811677150
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value-54186-11-50-21-139-596220-54-1046-16-1101-11
Percentage of DeferredIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:DividendsCash

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value58575758626262616262646465636971626359565034
Percentage of DividendsCash100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashAndCashEquivalents



Period End2020-05-022019-05-04
Value-11000000.00.0
Percentage of EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashAndCashEquivalents100.00.0

us-gaap:EmployeeServiceShareBasedCompensationTaxBenefitFromCompensationExpense



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-312010-05-01
Value545557679667963576667455637457-443-4
Percentage of EmployeeServiceShareBasedCompensationTaxBenefitFromCompensationExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ImpairmentOfLongLivedAssetsHeldForUse



Period End2020-05-022019-05-04
Value1170
Percentage of ImpairmentOfLongLivedAssetsHeldForUse100.00.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayable



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value-29218121210047272-3449870192-32886239-299131141203154172
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayable100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInEmployeeRelatedLiabilities



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value-227-266-2593678-136631060-100028-10631-98-174-156-147-120
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us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherCurrentLiabilities



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-30
Value167-74-24-1701089148-142181-684-901117105543352
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us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentLiabilities



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-30
Value24-3914614848-2-55-108799
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value393122111311-7571-2-94901711-5625-220
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInReceivables



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value-25242-10911010-17-463927-17-143-166716-86-4-13
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us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302010-10-302010-07-312010-05-01
Value0001322221001204440432333334444334
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us-gaap:InterestPaidNet



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
Value34313522345051165017501630533334241217
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NewAccountingPronouncementOrChangeInAccountingPrincipleEffectOfAdoptionQuantification

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-05
Value0002500-60
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us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentBeforeTax



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-04
Value-2427-9-3-4-11-1132-126-9-1027-130-105-12-301000
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us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-05-022015-01-312014-05-032013-05-042012-04-282011-04-302010-05-01
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Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTax



Period End2020-05-022019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042012-10-272012-07-282012-04-28
Value-2000-1-1-10-1-1000-1-19-2-1-214-1-1-1-2-1-2-1-2-1
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTax100.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities



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Value-5-1204-24-9-8-14-2-31-111-483202-1
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us-gaap:PaymentsRelatedToTaxWithholdingForShareBasedCompensation



Period End2020-05-022019-05-042018-05-052017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-30
Value812111151004
Percentage of PaymentsRelatedToTaxWithholdingForShareBasedCompensation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireProductiveAssets



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Value1312491291951881532212182022052253362592451741499811695
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us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfSharesUnderIncentiveAndShareBasedCompensationPlansIncludingStockOptions



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us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwards



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us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseReservesAndAccrualsReturnsAndAllowances



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Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligationsCurrent



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-052018-02-032017-10-282017-07-292017-04-292017-01-282016-10-292016-07-302016-04-302016-01-302015-10-312015-08-012015-05-022015-01-312014-11-012014-08-022014-05-032014-02-012013-11-022013-08-032013-05-042013-02-022012-10-272012-07-282012-04-282012-01-282011-10-292011-07-302011-04-302011-01-292010-10-302010-07-312010-05-012010-01-30
Value0005004998854565657111111111010109333888777407407776665065065065066666356
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligationsCurrent0.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RealEstateAndAccumulatedDepreciationDescriptionOfProperty

us-gaap:NumberOfStores

jwn:ClearanceStore



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-01
Value2.02.02.02.01.01.01.0
Percentage of NumberOfStores100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

jwn:Jeffrey



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-01
Value3.03.02.02.02.02.02.0
Percentage of NumberOfStores150.0150.0100.0100.0200.0200.0200.0

jwn:NordstromCanada



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-31
Value6.06.06.05.03.01.0
Percentage of NumberOfStores300.0300.0300.0250.0300.0100.0

jwn:NordstromLocal



Period End2020-02-012019-02-02
Value5.03.0
Percentage of NumberOfStores250.0150.0

jwn:NordstromRack



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-01
Value248.0244.0232.0215.0194.0167.0140.0
Percentage of NumberOfStores12400.012200.011600.010750.019400.016700.014000.0

jwn:NordstromUS



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-31
Value16.0110.0115.0117.0118.0118.0116.0
Percentage of NumberOfStores0.05500.05750.05850.05900.011800.011600.0

jwn:TrunkClub



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-31
Value6.06.07.07.05.05.0
Percentage of NumberOfStores300.0300.0350.0350.0500.0500.0

us-gaap:RealEstateAndAccumulatedDepreciationDescriptionOfProperty, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

jwn:Urbancentersimpactedbyriots, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent



Period End2020-06-10
Value27.0
Percentage of NumberOfStores0.0

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-05
Value2432442382372370000
Percentage of OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent



Period End2020-05-022020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-05-042019-02-022018-11-032018-08-042018-05-05
Value183618751895191219510000
Percentage of OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:TaxCreditCarryforward

us-gaap:OperatingLossCarryforwards

us-gaap:ForeignCountry



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-01
Value102132643723110
Percentage of OperatingLossCarryforwards100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:StateAndLocalJurisdiction



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-01
Value2512111112324
Percentage of OperatingLossCarryforwards24.59.117.229.752.227.30.0

us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansCurrentLiabilities



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-292010-01-30
Value1110988876655
Percentage of PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansCurrentLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesCurrentAndNoncurrent



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-292010-01-30
Value224190200188181203168167152122102
Percentage of PensionAndOtherPostretirementDefinedBenefitPlansLiabilitiesCurrentAndNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:SelfInsuranceReserve



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-292010-01-30
Value118117115114112109105102867980
Percentage of SelfInsuranceReserve100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

jwn:SelfInsurance

jwn:EmployeeHealthAndWelfare



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-292010-01-30
Value2525262928232323191820
Percentage of SelfInsuranceReserve21.221.422.625.425.021.121.922.522.122.825.0

jwn:WorkersCompensation



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-292010-01-30
Value7977716968706663535050
Percentage of SelfInsuranceReserve66.965.861.760.560.764.262.961.861.663.362.5

us-gaap:GeneralLiability



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-292010-01-30
Value1415181616161616141110
Percentage of SelfInsuranceReserve11.912.815.714.014.314.715.215.716.313.912.5

us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedNumber

us-gaap:RestrictedStockUnitsRSU



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-01
Value3332100
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedNumber100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue

us-gaap:RestrictedStockUnitsRSU



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-01
Value44.047.045.049.071.063.056.0
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:PlanName

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardNumberOfSharesAvailableForGrant

jwn:TwoThousandNineteenEquityIncentivePlan



Period End2020-02-01
Value10
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardNumberOfSharesAvailableForGrant100.0

jwn:TwoThousandTenEquityIncentivePlan



Period End2020-02-012019-11-022019-08-032019-02-02
Value00012
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardNumberOfSharesAvailableForGrant0.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:StockRepurchaseProgramRemainingAuthorizedRepurchaseAmount1



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-28
Value7078934145298111075670393310
Percentage of StockRepurchaseProgramRemainingAuthorizedRepurchaseAmount1100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsThatWouldImpactEffectiveTaxRate



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-312014-02-012013-02-022012-01-282011-01-292010-01-30
Value22261814151377112118
Percentage of UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsThatWouldImpactEffectiveTaxRate100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ValuationAllowancesAndReservesBalance



Period End2020-02-012019-02-022018-02-032017-01-282016-01-302015-01-31
Value4143513710
Percentage of ValuationAllowancesAndReservesBalance100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

Line plots across dimensions of each concept

us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments


us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType


us-gaap:LongTermDebt us-gaap:DebtInstrument