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Genie and the Geek are an eCommerce business consultancy, operating as part of the My1stWish Group Ltd established in 2008.

The My1stWish Group started out as a fashion and footwear online retailer initially as an eBay store and has since amassed stores on a variety of market places and platforms, including Amazon and a recently opened online store.

Due to the innovative and creative team, the company has become highly lucrative and well regarded within the eCommerce sector. We have a wealth of experience within the fashion, electronics, automotive and home & garden retail sectors.

From our expert knowledge in multi million pound business development, gained from the generation of My1stWish, Genie and the Geek has arisen as a basis for business development, expertise and consultation within the industry. Collectively the team has over 15 years experience of ecommerce, creative design, marketing, research and business management.

At Genie and the Geek we will provide your business with a wide range of services and tailor made packages, designed to gain as much traffic as possible to your site and ultimately generate revenue. Such services include; expert photography, content building, website design, management advice, stock researching and search engine optimisation.

As the company is heavily established within the online sector, it has developed many close links with eBay and Amazon and frequent many head office meetings with both, in order to update services and grow businesses. These links can be built upon for your companies and will aid your development when working with us.

Overview of our team and departments

The company was devised by Managing Director Tayyab Akhlaq. Tayyab along with his team based in offices in Manchester, India and the Philippines, have turned low volume eBay stores into multi-million pound businesses and have developed Genie and the Geek into a leading Business Management Company.

The company has a team of over 30 individuals based in our offices in Manchester and have an array of departments, which will help your business really take off. Each department comprises of highly skilled individuals who excel in areas such as photography, customer service, eBay, Amazon and business reporting. Collectively the team has designed and installed over 400 eBay storefronts. You can meet the teams here.

Listing Department

Our listing department are experts at listing your stock and creating exciting content for your descriptions. We already have expertise in fashion, footwear, car parts, health & beauty, electronics, home & garden and many more categories. We are able to advertise and write copy about your products with or without having the products physically in our offices.


A highly efficient and experienced packing department will take great care of packing and mailing your orders to your customers from our onsite warehouse. We are able to receive and process your deliveries. We can perform stock checks and hold stock on your behalf for a true fulfilment service. We currently have strategic relationships with Royal Mail, Interlink and DPD.


At Genie and the Geek we have a scalable warehousing solution that will take care of all your stock holding needs. We are able to hold hanging stock, boxed goods as well as pallets.

Customer Service

Genie and the Geek offers inbound, outbound and online customer service staff who are always at hand to offer help, advice and to answer any queries. We offer Customer Service outsourcing services where you can have UK based customer services representatives who care about upholding the image of your company.


Experienced photographers and image editors will take the perfect pictures of your products for listing. Equally they are also on hand to edit existing pictures you may have. We offer many creative ways to take photographs of your products. This includes image to video creation, 360 views of products and interactive zoom features.

Creative Services

Our Creative Services team are experts at understanding your design requirements before producing outstanding results. We have designed over 400 eBay storefronts, many Magento websites and now offer fantastic Facebook stores too. So whether it a fashion design full of flair or a sturdy structure for a DIY company, we can help you.


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