Document And Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Apr. 28, 2012
May 26, 2012
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Apr. 28, 2012  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Entity Registrant Name KOHLS Corp  
Entity Central Index Key 0000885639  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --02-02  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   239,787,419