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ELSE Corp and Grant Thornton Consultants for a Strategic Consultancy Agreement

“Making it possible” from vision to reality – the Virtual Retailing Business Model

Milan, February 03, 2017: The new year is started, Microsoft identified ELSE Corp as one of its most innovative partners in the fashion retail and luxury global market, and just now we confirm the strategic consultancy agreement between ELSE Corp, an innovative start-up from PoliHub, the Startup District & Incubator by Fondazione Politecnico di Milano, and Grant Thornton Consultants Italy, part of the Grant Thornton Italian network.

“I am very glad to have finally identified in Grant Thornton Consultants the advisor which can help us in the phase of international development, with the best consultant team to match our ambition!”– commenting Andrey Golub, ELSE Corp’s CEO & Co-founder.

Through the “Direct to Consumer” approach to the market and the E.L.S.E. (Exclusive Luxury Shopping Experience) cloud API platform and its related services, ELSE Corp’s mission is to accelerate the transformation of the fashion industry towards a Product as a Service model, thanks to the automation and democratisation of Product Customisation & Personalisation processes and industrial approach to Made to Measure retail sales.

“Speaking about the agreement with ELSE Corp, we are genuinely interested in client business, challenges, growth ambitions and commercial context. Our mission is unlocking our customer’s potential for growth and our ambition is to be the reference for dynamics business. We balance a desire to do what’s best for the client in the future with an instinctive sense of what’s going to help you now! “– says Francesco Pastore, Grant Thornton Consultants’s Managing Partner.

As Grant Thornton Consultants we have a senior team of managers with long experience in several business sectors. For the luxury business sector Mr. Tobia Barbara will be the Industry expert involved in this extremely innovative business,– adds Francesco Pastore.


ELSE Corp, a Virtual Retail company, is an Italian B2B startup developing E.L.S.E. (Exclusive Luxury Shopping Experience), a New Customer Experience driven innovative SaaS cloud platform for Virtual Retail, Virtual 3D Commerce and Cloud based Hybrid & Distributed Manufacturing. We work to make it easier for fashion companies to engage with their customers in an interactive, omni-channel and new VIRTUAL way. http://www.else-corp.com/

Contact Information:

Andrey Golub, CEO ELSE Corp: a.golub @ else-corp.it
Francesco Pastore, Managing Partner Grant Thornton Consultants: francesco.pastore @ gtc.it.gt.com
Tobia Barbara, Industry expert Grant Thornton Consultants: tobia.barbara @ gtc.it.gt.com

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