As two of the largest retailers in the U.S., Target and Walmart stores are daily destinations for countless shoppers, so when they make any changes, it can be unsettling. You’ve likely already noticed markups on the price of your eggs or milk, a result of inflation spurred by disruptions in the global supply chain. All roads lead back to—you guessed it—the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, recent reports from Target and Walmart indicate that rising prices and inflation are unlikely to disappear, and there may be even more challenges down the road.