Mirakl have announced a strategic partnership with Japan Cloud to launch Mirakl’s best-of-breed online marketplace platform in Japan. Through a new joint venture, Mirakl K.K., Japanese retailers, manufacturers, and distributors will be able to launch and grow an enterprise marketplace at scale using the world’s leading SaaS marketplace technology.
To lead the new venture between Mirakl and Japan Cloud has tapped former SAP and Microsoft executive Kyohei Sato as Country Manager and Representative Director of Mirakl K.K. Sato brings more than 20 years of experience in SaaS/cloud strategy and deployment, business development and procurement transformation to the new role.
This strategic market expansion comes on the heels of a record-breaking year for Mirakl. The company reached over $100 million in ARR in 2021, with more than $4.3 billion transacted on Mirakl-powered Marketplaces, and added 80 new customers last year alone. Hundreds of global industry leaders, including ABB, Airbus Helicopters, Best Buy Canada, H&M Home, H.P. Enterprise, J.Crew, Macy’s, and Toyota Material Handling already rely on Mirakl’s technology, expertise, and Mirakl Connect ecosystem to launch faster, grow bigger, and operate with confidence.
Online marketplaces have unlocked an opportunity to deliver a more convenient, personalized, and high-quality eCommerce experience for enterprises across the globe. However, today, businesses are just scratching the surface of what’s possible with the marketplace model, The launch of Mirakl K.K. brings Mirakl’s exceptional platform and unparalleled marketplace expertise to Japan, so that every leading Japanese enterprise can give customers an exceptional eCommerce experience.– Tomo Kamiya, President, Adobe Japan