"Young and ambitious country girl Denise Lovett arrives in a booming northern city and takes a job at The Paradise, the glittering department store across from her uncle’s drapery shop..."
....and the rest is history....
We watched it on the PBS website- but they just expired, so are no longer available to watch for free there...so sorry, I did not tell you about them sooner!)!
(FYI: we did not care for the 4th & 5th - and won't watch them again)