NationsBank Corp., seeking to broaden its presence at retail stores and other nonbranch locations, is planning a sweeping expansion of its automated teller machine network.

The Charlotte, N.C.-based banking giant plans to install some 1,400 new machines by yearend, increasing its network by nearly 60%, said Marc Ricci, a senior vice president at the company. In addition, he said, the company is markedly upgrading all of its existing machines.

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