Mercari offers a mobile platform for people to buy and sell pre-owned items. Its catalog includes fashion, electronics, and handmade items.

Basic Information

Mercari Group is a Japan-based corporate group operating in both Japan and the US under a mission of “create value in a global marketplace where anyone can buy & sell.” Mercari Group operates several businesses. The first is Mercari, Japan’s largest marketplace app allowing anyone to enjoy easily buying and selling items from their smartphone. Additionally, the Group offers Merpay, a simple, entirely in-app payment service, and Mercari Shops (Souzoh), an e-commerce platform for small businesses. See more

Legal Name


Mercari, Inc.



Palo Alto, California, United States of America

Business Model



Founding Date



No. of Employees


251 to 500

Core Team


John Lagerling

Chief Executive Officer