Four IT companies based in Tokyo and Osaka are opening Fukuoka offices in Feb. and Mar. 2017. The four companies are Mercari, Sakura Internet, Akatsuki and Pixiv. Mercari currently has offices in Tokyo and Sendai. Fukuoka will be their third office in Japan and will open in mid-March. The Fukuoka office will be in charge of customer support and plans to employ about 200 people within the next 3 years. Source: Yomiuri Online, Feb. 15, 2017
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