Document and Entity Information
3 Months Ended
May 03, 2014
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]  
Entity Registrant Name KOHLS CORP
Entity Central Index Key 0000885639
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-31
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer
Trading Symbol KSS
Document Type 10-Q
Document Period End Date May 03, 2014
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1
Amendment Flag false
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 209,309,047