Document and Entity Information (USD $)
In Billions, except Share data, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Jan. 29, 2011
Mar. 09, 2011
Jul. 31, 2010
Document and Entity Information      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Jan. 29, 2011    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2010    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Entity Registrant Name KOHLS Corp    
Entity Central Index Key 0000885639    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-29    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   290,417,880  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 14.7