The Staples store located in Portage Place will close Saturday, September 13, 2014 permanently. This second Staples store in Peterborough originally opened in 2006 at the  Portage Place location after Walmart moved.

This Chemong Road store is one of over two hundred stores to close in Canada and the United States. The original store will continue to serve the Peterborough area at the corner of Park and Lansdowne Streets (Home Depot plaza)