Arming field agents with Spackle paste is one way that Jimmy John Liautaud can “keep it simple” at his rapidly growing Jimmy’s John’s sandwich chain, he said. Liautaud’s Champaign, Ill.-based chain of about 1,500 restaurants has grown its store base by nearly 55 percent in less than three years. It had estimated U.S. systemwide sales of more than $1 billion in 2011, aided, in part, by 10.97-percent growth in estimated sales per unit, to about $825,000, ...

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