Document and Entity Information
9 Months Ended
Oct. 31, 2015
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]  
Entity Registrant Name KOHLS CORP
Entity Central Index Key 0000885639
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-30
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer
Trading Symbol KSS
Document Type 10-Q
Document Period End Date Oct. 31, 2015
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3
Amendment Flag false
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 189,820,241