Note the reference to two department stores that no longer exist: J.L.Hudsons and Jacobsons.
Hudson's was originally out of Detroit, got bought by Daytons, who got bought by Marshall Fields, who got bought by Macy's.
Jacobson's had a big stores in East Lansing, East Grand Rapids, and other parts of the Mid West. After bankruptcy, someone bought the name and recreated a store in Winter Park FL.
Ganto's was another Michigan based woman's clothing store that has since gone out of business.