Innovation imperative of retail development as deactivator of risks and threats of socio-economic security

The article proved that retail acting as deactivator of risks and threats to social and economic security. Researched approaches to defining the essence of retail. The content of the innovation imperative of retail development. Selected the innovation component in the structure of the socio-economic security of retail. Systematized and visualized exposure levels of innovation component of security of company, corporate network, region / sector and the state. Researched the best practice in innovation in the retail in the world.