LOS ANGELES -- Supermarkets scrambled along with other retailers across the country to keep up with the demand for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind 1997," declared the fastest-selling single ever by SoundScan, a music tracking service. Nonfood buyers surveyed by SN reported phenomenal movement on what they view as a fundamentally in-and-out item. According to releasing label Rocket Records/A&M Associated Labels, based here, more than 12 million advance orders were placed for the ...

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